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Vice Admiral Eftimov: No Increased NATO Presence in Black Sea Region

There is no increased presence of NATO’s forces in the Black Sea, stated interim head of defence Vice Admiral Emil Eftimov.

Politics » Defense | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 957

Bulgaria's Radev: NATO Exercises in Black Sea No Threat To Tourism

The planned military training exercises of NATO in the Black Sea agreed at the meeting in Warsaw in July 2016 have nothing to do with the idea of the so-called Black Sea fleet.

Politics » Defense | February 22, 2017, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 1058

Bulgaria's DefMin Calls for Debate on Military Spending

A debate is needed on boosting Bulgaria's military expenditure in line with the country's NATO commitments, interim Defense Minister Stefan Yanev has said.

Politics » Defense | February 19, 2017, Sunday // 15:40 | Viewed: 1880

Bulgaria Under No Obligation To Increase Defence Budget

Interim Defence Minister Stefan Yanev does not accept as an ultimatum the demand of the US for increasing defence expenditures.

Politics » Defense | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 20:01 | Viewed: 2123

Europeans in NATO To Buy Aircraft, Submarines Jointly

European member-states of NATO agreed at a meeting of defence ministers in Brussels to purchase jointly aircraft and submarines.

Politics » Defense | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2181

Bulgaria's Defense Ministry Denies Having Signed MiG-29 Repair Contract

No fighter jet repair contract has been signed between Bulgaria and Russian aircraft company MiG over the past months, the Defense Ministry in Sofia has said.

Politics » Defense | February 16, 2017, Thursday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1738

US Military To Be Deployed to Novo Selo Training Ground

A company from the 3rd armed brigade from Fort Carson, Colorado with the US Land Forces will be deployed to the Novo Selo Training Ground.

Politics » Defense | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2261

Court Tells Election Commission to Register Barekov’s Party Under Name of His Choice

The Supreme Administrative Court has instructed the Central Election Commission (CEC) to register the party of European deputy Nikolay Barekov for the upcoming snap elections on March 26 with the name he chooses himself.

Politics » Defense | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1516

Bulgaria 'Signed Fighter Jets Repair Deal' with Russia's MiG

Bulgaria has signed with Russian aircraft company MiG a deal to have its fighter jets refurbished, the company's Director General has said.

Politics » Defense | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 10:10 | Viewed: 1991

NATO Plans Increased Military Presence in Black Sea Region

European member-states and Canada have increased defence expenditures by 3.

Politics » Defense | February 14, 2017, Tuesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1769

NATO 'Extremely Important' to Bulgaria

NATO is of exceptional important to Bulgaria and Sofia backs all defense and deterrence effort of the alliance, President Rumen Radev has said.

Politics » Defense | January 31, 2017, Tuesday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2678

US Tanks Start Arriving in Poland

US tanks and armoured fighting vehicles have started arriving in Poland.

Politics » Defense | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:19 | Viewed: 3076

Bulgaria's Govt Proposes Vice Admiral Eftimov for Temporary Chief of Defence

The government has proposed to the President of the Republic of Bulgaria to issue a decree appointing Vice Admiral Emil Eftimov as temporary chief of defence until a permanent chief is appointed, but for a period no longer than one year, reported the gove

Politics » Defense | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 2223

Bulgaria's FM Dismisses Syria Arms Trade Allegations

Bulgaria's outgoing Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has denied that the country might have exported any arms and ammunition to Syria.

Politics » Defense | December 29, 2016, Thursday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2862

Prosecution Launches Probe over 'Bulgarian Arms in Aleppo'

The Regional Prosecution of Gorna Oryahovitsa has launched a probe into reports of Bulgarian firearms and ammunition being found in a warehouse in Aleppo in northern Syria.

Politics » Defense | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 23:38 | Viewed: 3133

Bulgarian Arms Found in Aleppo 'Raise Questions' - Russia

Bulgaria has comfortably preferred to leave export of military output to third countries "unregulated," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova has said.

Politics » Defense | December 28, 2016, Wednesday // 07:36 | Viewed: 8017

Russia Criticises USA-Poland Agreement on Purchase of Long-Range Missiles

The Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to NATO Alexander Grushko has criticised the recent agreement signed between Poland and the USA for the purchase of long-range ballistic missiles, reported Radio Poland, cited by Focus agency.

Politics » Defense | December 27, 2016, Tuesday // 13:16 | Viewed: 3318

Bulgarian Govt Proposes Chief of Defense's Dismissal

The Bulgarian government has formally proposed to the President to dicharge Gen Constantin Popov as the Bulgarian Armed Forces' Chief of Defense.

Politics » Defense | December 21, 2016, Wednesday // 14:47 | Viewed: 2646

Enhanced Security Measures Introduced Along Bulgaria's Borders, Military Sites

Increased security measures have been introduced along Bulgaria’s borders and at military sites, announced the chief of defence General Konstantin Popov at Novo Selo.

Politics » Defense | December 20, 2016, Tuesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 2608

Bulgaria's DefMin 'Was Subject to Wiretapping'

Outgoing Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev has expressed concern at "secret information" that Bulgaria services may have obtained by wiretapping his convesations.

Politics » Defense | December 9, 2016, Friday // 07:28 | Viewed: 2997

Bulgaria's Chief of Defense Steps Down over President-Elect

Chief of Defense Gen Constantin Popov is resigning, Focus News Agency reports.

Politics » Defense | December 2, 2016, Friday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3822
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