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North Macedonia explained why a Bulgarian MEP was not allowed to enter the country
In the group that traveled to the Bulgarian military cemetery near Novo Selo on May 6 and which "due to non-fulfillment of the conditions for entry into the Republic of North Macedonia, according to the Law on Foreigners, was prohibited from entering" the Republic of North Macedonia, there were persons which the Ministry of the Interior of North Macedonia knows pose a risk to public pe
North Macedonia did not allow a Bulgarian MEP to enter the country
The Macedonian border police did not allow the entry into the country of the Bulgarian MEP from GERB Andrey Kovachev, the deputy chairman of the EPP, Milen Vrabevski, as well as three other Bulgarians. All of them, as every year on May 6, traveled to participate in the memorial service at the Bulgarian military cemetery in Novo Selo, Strumica.
Bulgaria: Military Parade on the Day of the Bulgarian Army (PHOTOS and VIDEO)
The Day of Courage and the Day of the Bulgarian Army was celebrated with a military parade in Sofia. On the capital's "Knyaz Alexander I" square, military personnel from all branches of the army marched and heavy military equipment passed by, and combat and military transport planes and helicopters flew in the sky.
Has Bulgaria offered its MiG-29s to Ukraine?
President Rumen Radev and Defense Minister Dimitar Stoyanov differed slightly in their explanations of whether Sofia offered the Bulgarian MiG-29 aircraft to Ukraine.
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Bulgaria's Defense Ministry denounced Russia's systematic War Crimes in Ukraine
"The war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine was the main factor with a destabilizing influence on the strategic environment, which determined the national security challenges.
Bulgaria’s VMZ - Sopot might Produce 155-mm Shells but only Experimentally
Economy Minister Nikola Stoyanov said that the state-owned weapons enterprise VMZ-Sopot can produce 155mm projectiles, which the EU plans to supply to Ukraine. However, according to Stoyanov, we are talking about experimental and not serial production of such ammunition in Bulgaria.
It is already Clear that Bulgarian Ammunition will reach Ukraine
"Bulgarian ammunition will reach Ukraine, although not directly, and this is already clear to everyone," commented the director of the Sofia Security Forum Yordan Bozhilov on the Bulgarian National Television.
He pointed out that our country has one of the largest available old Soviet-type arsenals - weapons and ammunition.
Bulgarian Minister of Defense: We will Categorically Not Send Troops to Ukraine
"We will categorically not send troops to Ukraine. The interpretations of the changes in the Law on Defense and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Bulgaria were extremely unsuccessful in a complex pre-election situation."
This was stated by the Minister of Defense Dimitar Stoyanov on Bulgaria ON AIR TV.
Defense Ministry: Bulgaria has Not Exported T-72 Tanks, S-300, MiG-29 or Su-25 to Ukraine
The Ministry of Defense has not sold Su-25 aircraft for more than 10 years, said Minister Dimitar Stoyanov, commenting on a Bloomberg publication according to which Bulgaria sold 14 Soviet-made Su-25 attack aircraft to NATO member countries, which handed them over of Ukraine.
Bulgarian General: All of our Su-25 Aircraft are Home, at Bezmer Airport
"All Su-25 aircraft that are state-owned (of the Bulgarian Army) are at Bezmer Airport." This is what general Konstantin Popov, former head of defense, told bTV on the occasion of a publication in "Bloomberg" that Ukraine currently has 14 Bulgarian Su-25 aircraft.