Todor Tagarev

Bulgaria Participates in NATO's Cyber Coalition 2023, Enhances Cyber Defence

Bulgaria is actively engaged in NATO's Cyber Coalition 2023, a significant cyber defence drill recognized as one of the world's largest exercises. The Defence Ministry reported the exercise featured 1,000+ participants from over 30 NATO structures, member states, partners, and EU entities.

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Highlights Potential in Drone Production

Bulgaria's Defense Minister, Todor Tagarev, has highlighted the country's significant prospects in drone manufacturing during an interview with Nova TV. Tagarev emphasized that although Bulgaria currently produces limited quantities of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) specifically for military operations, there exists substantial potential in this sector.

Bulgarian Defense Minister Warns Against Kremlin's Hybrid Threats in the Black Sea Region

The Minister of Defense Todor Tagarev participated in the conference "Countering hybrid threats from unconventional weapons in the Black Sea region", which was held today, November 28, in Sofia. The forum is organized by the Center for the Study of Democracy and the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation at the US State Department.

Defense Minister to Ukrainian Servicemen: Bulgaria Supports President Zelensky’s Peace Formula

Yesterday, November 27, Defense Minister Todor Tagarev met with Ukrainian servicemen who are undergoing language training at the "Georgi Stoykov Rakovski" Military Academy. The meeting was attended by the Ambassador of Ukraine to Bulgaria, H.E.

Defense Minister: No Signs of Threats to Bulgarian Military Installations

In response to concerns about potential attacks on Bulgarian armament facilities amid the Ukraine conflict, Defense Minister Todor Tagarev reassures the public of reinforced security measures. Minister Tagarev highlights the intensified physical protection of military depots and munition storage locations due to the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Bulgarian Defense Minister: Aid to Ukraine is Our Strategic Interest!

"Justice will not prevail if Russia remains in possession of even one square kilometer of Ukrainian territory and does not bear responsibility for the destruction caused and the war crimes committed". This is what Defense Minister Todor Tagarev said in the discussions on the motion of no confidence in the government for the defense sector and national security.

Bulgaria's Defense Minister Challenges No-Confidence Vote

Bulgaria's Defense Minister, Todor Tagarev, denounced the vote of no confidence, asserting it doesn't represent the army's true state. During debates on the opposition's call for the cabinet's dismissal over defense and security policies, Tagarev highlighted the multifaceted nature of defense issues, promising a comprehensive policy presentation in February.

Bulgarian Parliament Debates No-Confidence Vote

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has ignited discussions within the Parliament by initiating a vote of no confidence against the government, backed by "Vazrazhdane" and "There Is Such a People" (TISP) parties. The motion's primary contention revolves around the government's purported failure in safeguarding national security and defense.

Bulgaria Positioned to Boost Ammo Production Amid EU Demand

Bulgaria's Defense Minister, Todor Tagarev, has highlighted the country's potential as a significant ammunition producer relative to its population and economic stature. Foreseeing an extended conflict in Ukraine, Tagarev anticipates a growing demand for military stockpiles across EU nations, presenting a lucrative opportunity for Bulgaria's defense industry.