Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Bulgaria
US EMBASSY: SIMEON DJANKOV IS NOT A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
In the context of the great media interest aroused by speculations about the citizenship of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov the Ministry of Finance Press Center would like to inform you:
Simeon Djankov is not a citizen of the United States of America. This has been confirmed by a review of the records of the Embassy of the United States of America in Sofia, of the Department of State and of the Department of Homeland Security in Washington.
The letter of the US Consul General in Bulgaria to Minister Djankov states that "Records of this Embassy, the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security in Washington have been reviewed and contain no finding or information that you - Simeon Denchev Djankov - are a citizen of the United States".
The verification has been performed by the Embassy of the United States of America in Sofia and disproves the allegations circulated about the citizenship of the Minister of Finance.