Lt Gen Draganic meets with Bulgarian counterpart

BELGRADE - The Serbian Armed Forces Deputy Chief of General Staff, Lt Gen Jovica Draganic, met with his Bulgarian counterpart Maj Gen Plamen Atanasov at the Gradina crossing on the Serbian-Bulgarian border Wednesday to discuss the current security situation along the border and bilateral military cooperation.

Draganic briefed Atanasov on a Serbian government decision to establish joint police-military forces and deploy them on the border with Bulgaria, and also presented the results achieved in preventing illegal entries by migrants, the Serbian Ministry of Defence said in a statement.

Bulgaria is facing the same problems, with most Bulgarian troops deployed on the border with Turkey, which, however, has not prevented deployment of troops along the borders with other neighbouring countries, including Serbia, Atanasov said.

The military delegations headed...

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