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Deputy PM: Bulgaria will Request a Temporary Exemption from the Oil Embargo against Russia

"Purely technologically, Bulgaria can do without Russian oil, but this would significantly increase the cost of fuel. Therefore, if the European Commission allows exemptions [from the oil embargo], we will exercise our right to request such an exemption as well."

This was stated by Finance Minister Asen Vassilev in an interview with the weekly "Capital".

NY Times: Bulgaria has Supplied Weapons to Ukraine through an American Company

Bulgaria and five other countries sell Soviet weapons and ammunition to Ukraine through the US company Ultra Defense Corp., based in Tampa, Florida, according to an analysis by the New York Times. The company works with arms factories in Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia, Serbia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, which provide the so-called "non-standard ammunition".

9 Countries, including Bulgaria, will ask for Help from the EU for the Refugees from Ukraine

The Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the three Baltic states will seek financial assistance from the European Union for the care of Ukrainian refugees, according to a statement from Czech Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Bartoš.

MP: Ukrainians say they received Bulgarian Weapons but our Government says otherwise

Atanas Atanasov, co-chairman of "Democratic Bulgaria" (DB), described as "hypocrisy" the fact that Bulgaria declares that it does not export weapons to Ukraine, and at the same time "according to publications in authoritative Ukrainian publications, Bulgarian products from the military-industrial complex are on the 4th place of supply for the country invaded by Russia."

US diplomat: After Ukraine, Putin will attack NATO countries - Bulgaria is also on the List

"Russian dictator Vladimir Putin will not limit himself to a war against Ukraine. He might try to take over other countries, including NATO members."

This was stated by the American diplomat and former US Ambassador to Turkey W. Robert Pearson in an article in for the renowned The Hill.

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