Georgi Panayotov

Defense Minister Panayotov: New Forces Will Join Search for Missing MiG-29

We are checking what could have gone wrong to lead to the MiG-29 crash. Hypotheses - as much as you want, speculation - as much as you want. It is clear that something sudden and unexpected has happened, what is it that the ongoing investigation should show, the Minister of Defense Georgi Panayotov told BNT today.

Breaking News on Lost Bulgarian Mig-29 Fighter Jet - Pilot's Life Jacket Found

The life jacket of the pilot of the lost fighter was found in the sea today at about 10 o'clock, BNT reported.

The search for him continues. It involves forces and assets from the Navy, the Joint Special Operations Command, the Border Police and the Air Force.

President Radev Demands Probe into Incident during US Military Drills

"It is inadmissible to have the lives of Bulgarian citizens disturbed and put at risk by military formations, whether Bulgarian or belonging to a foreign army," said President Rumen Radev, talking to Minister of Defence Georgi Panayotov and Lieutenant General Lyubcho Todorov, Commander of the Joint Forces Command.

Ministers of Caretaker Government Held Meetings with US Ambassador in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs, Svetlan Stoev, the Minister of Economy, Kiril Petkov, and the US Ambassador H.E. Herro Mustafa discussed today topics from the shared agenda of the Bulgaria-US Strategic Dialogue, as well as the Bulgarian chairmanship of the Three Seas Initiative.

Bulgaria Presented to the United Nations Good Practices for the Inclusion of Young People at Risk

We would like to emphasize the essential role of developing competences and skills that enable young people to find meaningful work, actively participate as citizens in democratic societies and support their personal development.

The Bulgarian Foreign Ministry Expressed Disappointment with a Publication of the Russian Embassy on a Protest Related to a Christmas Tree

At the direction of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the deputy director of the Directorate for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Ambassador Georgi Panayotov, held a conversation with an advisor to the Embassy of the Russian Federation, and handed over the position of the Bulgarian side on the controversial publication on the Facebook page of the embassy, a reprint of a site, says a message on t