KEYWORDS TODAY:   UkraineDonetskSouth Stream

Bulgaria to Send Commando Unit to Afghanistan

Politics » DEFENSE | December 5, 2013, Thursday // 13:06| Views: 882 | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle

The Bulgarian army is training a team of navy commandos to be sent in the NATO-led ISAF mission in Afghanistan.

Training is under way, which is set to be completed by the end of the year, said a navy reconnaissance unit commander Capt. Stancho Dimitrov, as quoted by the Focus Information Agency.

According to Dimitrov, the unit will be charged with security tasks in Afghanistan's capital Kabul.

In November, the Bulgarian cabinet approved the country's participation in the future Resolute Support mission envisioned by NATO in Afghanistan.

Defense » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Afghanistan, NATO, ISAF
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria