Black Sea

Weather In Bulgaria On February 7: Spring During Winter

The weather is expected to be mostly clear during the night. In larger parts of the country, it will be mostly calm, with a gentle to moderate southwest wind in Northeastern Bulgaria. Minimum temperatures will range between 4° and 9°, with lower temperatures in the valleys of Western Bulgaria, around 3° in Sofia. Tomorrow, it will be mostly sunny again with scattered high clouds.

Bulgaria, Turkiye, and Romania Join Forces to Clear Black Sea Mines in Historic Agreement

Bulgaria, Turkiye, and Romania have forged a significant alliance in Istanbul by signing a joint agreement to address the lingering issue of mines in the Black Sea resulting from the war in Ukraine. The primary goal of this collaborative mission is to ensure safe navigation in the region, addressing a pressing concern for maritime safety.

Joint Effort: Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey Forge Black Sea Demining Alliance

Deputy Minister of Defence Atanas Zapryanov is set to depart for Turkey today, authorized by a Council of Ministers decision to sign a Memorandum between Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey. This landmark agreement establishes a Mine Counter Measures Group in the Black Sea (MCM Black Sea), with the signing ceremony scheduled for January 11 in Istanbul.

Ukraine says 13 million tons exported through Black Sea corridor

Ukraine has exported about 13 million tons of merchandise on some 400 ships since setting up a protected maritime corridor in August to fend off Russian threats, a government minister said on Dec. 30.

While Ukraine had few military achievements on land in 2023, on the Black Sea it has pushed Russia's much larger navy away from its coasts, allowing the resumption of grain exports.

Romania Gets a Ship to Search for Mines in the Black Sea

By the end of the year, Romania will receive a maritime minesweeper from Great Britain, with which it will join the joint initiative with Bulgaria and Turkey to search for mines in the Black Sea.

This was announced in an interview with "Digi 24" TV by the Minister of Defense Angel Tilvar, who is visiting the USA together with Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu.

"Force is answered with Force": Bulgaria will Equip the Coast Guard with Missiles due to the Russian Threat

"Bulgaria has started equipping the coast guard with missiles". This was announced by Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov, specifying that the goal is "that no one dares to approach our Black Sea cities". The Prime Minister said this during the form in which he answers questions put to him by users on Facebook.