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.
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.
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.
"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, 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.
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'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.