Nikolay Denkov

The NATO Battle Group in Bulgaria will be Transformed into a Brigade

Bulgaria will commit to upgrading the multinational NATO battle group deployed on its territory to a brigade. This was announced by Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov after the end of the first day of the NATO summit in Lithuania.

"We commit to upgrading it so that it becomes at the level of a brigade, which means providing additional forces," he said, quoted by BTA.

Zelensky gave a List of Weapons and Ammunition according to the Bulgarian Minister of Defense

Volodymyr Zelensky handed over a list of armaments and ammunition needed by the Ukrainian army during his visit to Bulgaria yesterday. This was stated by the Minister of Defense Todor Tagarev before an extraordinary meeting of the Defense Committee early this morning in the Parliament.

Zelensky: Thank you, Bulgaria!

"I want to thank you, Bulgaria, for supporting and protecting our people". This was said by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky at a briefing in the Council of Ministers after a meeting with Prime Minister Academician Nikolay Denkov and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel.

Security and Defense were Discussed at a Meeting between Zelensky and Bulgaria’s PM and Deputy PM

The topics of security and defense were the focus of the meeting between Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel and the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. This is what Gabriel wrote in her Facebook profile.

"We expressed our solidarity with Ukraine and the Ukrainian people", added the foreign minister.

EC: Bulgaria is Not making any Progress in the Fight against Corruption at the Highest Levels of Power

Bulgaria still lacks a sufficient number of final convictions for corruption at the highest levels of government. This is stated in the report of the European Commission on the rule of law in the member states, published today.