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No Increased Migratory Pressure on Bulgarian-Turkish Border

At this point, there is no increased migratory pressure on the Bulgarian-Turkish border’’, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, chairman of the parliamentary committee on internal security has said, according to BNR.

Politics » Defense | May 23, 2017, Tuesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1834

35 Contracts Have Been Signed Under the Bulgaria-Serbia Cross-border Cooperation Programme

''35 contracts for execution of projects have been signed under the Bulgaria–Serbia IPA Cross-Border Programme 2014-2020.

Politics » Defense | May 23, 2017, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1450

No Direct Threat For Bulgaria After the Attack in Manchester

A meeting was held at the Bulgarian Interior Ministry in Sofia of the National Operative Center for the evaluation of risks including the terrorist attack threat in the wake of the terrorist act in Manchester UK, and  based on a report of the security ser

Politics » Defense | May 23, 2017, Tuesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 2503

Bulgaria Wants More Serious Funding for EU Battlegroups

At a Brussels-held sitting of the Foreign Affairs (Defense) Council of the EU Bulgarian Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov declared that Sofia wanted the expansion of the range of the common funding for the EU battlegroups vie including the expense

Politics » Defense | May 19, 2017, Friday // 12:06 | Viewed: 46057

The Commander of the Sixth US Navy visited Varna on May 16

Rear Admiral Christopher Grady, Commander of the Sixth US Navy and NATO Force, discussed co-operation in the field of maritime security with the commander of the Bulgarian Naval Forces Mitko Petev.

Politics » Defense | May 17, 2017, Wednesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 4371

US Warship Visits Varna Port

‘’The visit of one of our main warships Oscar Austin at Varna Port is a visible reminder that we have the engagement to fight together if we have to’’, Commander 6th Fleet, Commander Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO Vice Admiral Christopher Grady sa

Politics » Defense | May 16, 2017, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 4971

Russian Jet 'Buzzes' Another US Plane in Black Sea

For the second time in a week, a Russian fighter jet flew up close to a U.

Politics » Defense | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2806

Sofia Opposes Any Border Changes Across Southeast Europe

Bulgaria opposes any change of borders within Southeast Europe and it supports the territorial integrity of the Republic of Macedonia, the foreign ministry states, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Defense | May 12, 2017, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 80016

Krasimir Karakachanov: 'We Should Work Together With Russia'

‘’The world faces serious threats related to terrorism and radical Islam.

Politics » Defense | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 19:19 | Viewed: 2836

Andrey Botsev Participates at 11th Meeting of Balkan Chiefs of Defense and General Staff

 The Chief of Defense of the Republic of Bulgaria Lieutenant General Andrey Botsev took part at the 11th annual meeting of Balkan Chiefs of Defense announced, quoted by BNR.

Politics » Defense | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 17:23 | Viewed: 6038

Over 4000 People Are Not Enough In MIA System

The Minister of Internal Affairs (MIA) Valentin Radev announced on BNT that nearly 10% of the MIA System is not full, reported Dnevnik.

Politics » Defense | May 11, 2017, Thursday // 11:19 | Viewed: 1940

Bulgarian Arms Factories Winning From the World Conflicts

The finance results of the arms factories are getting better due to the army conflicts in regions which are main markets for the Bulgarian manufacturs of special production.

Politics » Defense | May 9, 2017, Tuesday // 10:35 | Viewed: 6652

Karakachanov Will Work For Compulsory Military Service

The Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Bulgaria Krasimir Karakachanov remains a supporter of an introduction of the compulsory military service.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2017, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 8429

President Radev: Actions Against the Alarming Tide from Armed Forces Needed

In his speech for the Day of the Bulgarian Army President and Commander-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Armed Forces, Rumen Radev said that actions against the alarming tide from the Bulgarian armed forces are needed, reported bTV.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2017, Saturday // 11:45 | Viewed: 2702

St. George's Day - Bravery Day and The Day of The Bulgarian Army Marked Today

On May 6, Bulgarians celebrate St.

Politics » Defense | May 6, 2017, Saturday // 08:31 | Viewed: 3055

Military Parade in Sofia to Mark Day of Valour on May 6

''This year traditional military parade in Sofia on May 6 marking Bulgaria Army Day and the Day of Valour will feature 1,200 army servicemen as well as three Air Force MiG-29 fighters and three helicopters, one Mi-17 and two Cougars'', the Ministry of Def

Politics » Defense | May 4, 2017, Thursday // 12:46 | Viewed: 8500

Migrant Wave From Turkey has Decreased by 80%

Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev said in parliament that since January 1, a total of 294 migrants have been arrested at the border with Turkey, or nearly 80% less than in the same period last year, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | May 3, 2017, Wednesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 9355

Joint Bulgarian-American Flight Drill Starts

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defense has announced that at Graf Ignatievo Air Base in Southern Bulgaria, US F-15C fighter jets are to land for participation in a joint Bulgarian-American flying training ‘’Thracian Eagle – 2017’’, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 08:21 | Viewed: 11023

Caretaker Government Places Gripen Jets Offer First

At a meeting on Wednesday, the caretaker government adopted the conclusions of the special committee set up for the acquiring of a new type of fighter jets, BNR reported.

Politics » Defense | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 11871

Turkish F-16s Violate Greek Airspace

A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets flying in formation violated Greek national airspace three times on Monday in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean, military authorities said, Ekathimerini writes.

Politics » Defense | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 09:16 | Viewed: 3552

Turkish Citizen Included in Information Database of Unwanted Foreigners In the Country Due to Posing Threat to the National Security

In execution of the functions and powers of the Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS) in countering threats to the national security in accordance to article 4 of the DANS Act, and based on the data gathered by the agency bodies, a Turkish c

Politics » Defense | April 24, 2017, Monday // 15:01 | Viewed: 10485
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