Defense Attache in Washington Nominated as New Bulgarian Air Force Chief
Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has proposed to appoint Brigadier General Tsanko Stoykov as new Air Force Commander, Nova TV has reported.
Nenchev made the announcement before reporters on Tuesday, Nova said.
Gen. Stoykov, 53, is serving as Defense Attache in the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The position of Bulgarian Air Force Commander has remained vacant after Maj. Gen. Rumen Radev retired earlier this month. The retired general is now the nomination for President of Bulgaria of main opposition Socialists and left-wing ABV party.
Bulgaria will hold presidential elections on November 6.
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