Bulgarian Armed Forces

Defense Minister Discussed Bulgaria-US Defense Cooperation with US Officials

Georgi Panayotov, Minister of Defence in Bulgaria's caretaker government, had a video conference with Mara Karlin, US Acting Assistant Secretary of Defence for International Security Affairs, Panayotov's ministry reported on Tuesday.
They discussed bilateral defence cooperation and reaffirmed its strategic nature.

Bulgaria Marks 200 Years from the Birth of Great Bulgarian Revolutionary Georgi Rakovski

Today Bulgaria celebrates the birth of Geori Rakovski but the entire 2021 is devoted to his name.

It is 200 years since the birth of the ideologue, organizer and leader of the national liberation movement in Bulgaria and 40 years since the construction of the Pantheon of the revolutionary in his hometown.

Moscow Strikes Back: Bulgarian Top Diplomat Expelled from Russia

Russia is expelling the Bulgarian military attache's aide Lieutenant-Colonel Mitko Borisov in retaliation for the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from Sofia. A note to this effect was handed to Bulgaria's ambassador in Moscow Atanas Krastin, who was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday.

Bulgaria Marks the Day of St.George the Victorious and Army Day

On 6th of May, Bulgaria celebrates the Day of Saint George the Victorious.

The public holiday is also known as Gergyovden and is one of the most celebrated name-days in the country.

St. George is the patron saint of shepherds and roasting a whole lamb is part of the tradition on this day.

US Ambassador to Bulgaria Herro Mustafa Met with Defense Minister Karakachanov

Ambassador Mustafa attended a lunch meeting today with American and Bulgarian military leaders to advance development of our 10-Year Bilateral Defense Plan with Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov.  The U.S. Department of Defense Director for European Policy, Central and Southern Europe from the Office of the U.S.

Radev: The Expenses on Defense Will Continue to Rise

"National security lies in the foundation of every prosperous state, and it is not only the responsibility of the shooters, but of the entire society."

With these words, Head of State Rumen Radev addressed the students at the Military Academy "G. S. Rakovski ", whose graduation ceremony was honoured by the President today.

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