Krasimir Karakachanov

Negotiations between Bulgaria and USA for acquisition of F-16 fighter aircraft begin

Bulgarian delegation composedof representatives of the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economy and experts from the Bulgarian Air Forces begin negotiations in the USA for the acquisition of 8 multi-role F-16 fighter jets.

The Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia Arrives in Bulgaria

Croatia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Damir Krsticevic arrives on a two-day working visit to Bulgaria, the Defense Ministry (MO) said.
The visit is at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov. The talks will discuss issues related to the deepening of bilateral defense co-operation.

Bulgarian Defence Minister Karakachanov Makes Troubling Statements after Tension in Gabrovo

To solve the gypsy problem we need a deliberate but firm state policy, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov in interview for Focus Radio, referring to the tensions in Gabrovo over the past days.

Bulgaria will Strengthen Security Along the Border with Greece

The security of our border with Greece is intensified both with border police and with gendarmerie because of the danger that large groups of refugees trying to enter the territory of Bulgaria, moving to Western Europe. This was announced by Interior Minister Mladen Marinov after a meeting at the Council of Ministers, reports Darik. 

Nearly BGN 1 billion Were Spent on Roma Integration Without Real Results

,,Nearly BGN 1 billion has been spent on Roma integration programs for the period 2007-2018, with no real results'', Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov said at a round table on the concept of integration of the Roma population at the  Council of Ministers today.

NATO Secretary General Arrives on a Visit to Bulgaria

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives on a visit to Sofia on Thursday evening at the invitation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, the government information service said. They will hold a working dinner to discuss co-operation in the security and defense and stability of the Western Balkans and the region.

Deputy PM: If Macedonia Wants to be a Full Member of NATO and the EU, it Should Abide by its Commitments to Bulgaria and Greece

If Macedonia wants to be a full member of NATO and the EU, it should abide by the commitments it has made to Bulgaria and Greece, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Krasimir Karakachanov told Focus Radio.