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Bulgarian Nationalists to March Despite Prosecution Probe

The organisers of the Lukov March, commemorating the memory of controversial Bulgarian general Hristo Lukov, said on their website last week that their 17th annual nationalist march will be held on February 22, the date on which Lukov was assassinated.

The announcement came despite the prosecution announcing on Friday that it will examine whether or not the march is legal.

Over 2,400 irregular migrants held in past week

A total of 2,402 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources.

As many as 1,038 migrants were held in multiple operations carried out by gendarmerie forces in the northwestern Edirne, Kırklareli and Tekirdağ provinces, bordering Greece and Bulgaria.

Iran Denies General Planned Terror Attacks in Bosnia

Claims that the late Iranian General Qasem Soleimani planned a terrorist attack in Bosnia and Herzegovina were "baseless allegations" against "the hero of the fight against terrorism and the symbol of victory over Islamic State," the Iranian embassy in Sarajevo stated in a press release.

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov Resigned

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov. It was deposited in the Prime Minister's office, the Council of Ministers reported.

Bulgaria to Host the Three Seas initiative Summit

At the proposal of President Rumen Radev Bulgaria will host the sixth summit of the Three Seas Regional Initiative, which brings together 12 EU member states, located between the Adriatic, Baltic and Black seas and which is actively supported by the US. The Bulgarian Head of State invited the US President to participate in the forum at the NATO summit in London.

BNR: Bulgarian Ministry of Defense Launches Drone Delivery Tender

Sources from the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense have reported that a tender for the delivery of drones for the army was announced in the last days of 2019. The value of the contract would be about 13 million euros. Invitation for participation in the contest has been sent to 24 companies from the USA, Israel, Italy, Bulgaria and other countries, BNR reported.

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa Met with Defense Minister Karakachanov

Ambassador Mustafa attended a lunch meeting today with American and Bulgarian military leaders to advance development of our 10-Year Bilateral Defense Plan with Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov.  The U.S. Department of Defense Director for European Policy, Central and Southern Europe from the Office of the U.S.

U.S. Delegation at the High-Level U.S.-Bulgaria Strategic Dialogue in Sofia

Today, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and US Ambassador Herro Mustafa open the first session of the Bulgaria-US Strategic Dialogue.

Global issues, topics in the fields of defense, security, economy, trade, energy, the rule of law will be discussed in separate panels within the forum

Bulgarian Women Battle on for Recognition of Their Marriage

Despite a setback before Bulgaria's Supreme Court, Lili Babulkova and Darina Koilova have vowed to continue the struggle to have their marriage recognised - even if they have to go to the ECHR.

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