Bulgarian PM Borisov and Defence Minister Karakachanov Watch a Military Training in Shabla

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and senior military officers from the United States and Serbia are currently watching the battle firing of the tactical teaching "Shabla 2019".

The demonstrations are also attended by Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov and Defense Chief General Andrey Bocev, BTA reports.

The training includes air defense formations by the Bulgarian Army.

Karakachanov on the F-16 Planes: The Official Proposal Will Arrive within 1 Week

"The official F-16 proposal will arrive within 1 week, which we will officially comment on." That was announced by the Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov in the show "Plus-Minus". 

"Our quest is clear - to buy the best plane," said Karakachanov.

International Conference on Cooperation between China and the Balkans

Dialogue and prospects for cooperation between China and the Balkans are the subject of an international conference. This is the first of its kind forum, organized with the help of a non-governmental organization from China. Bulgaria and the Balkans are chosen as the first destination.

Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov: Bulgaria Won't Make any Compromises for the F-16

The Bulgarian side won't make any compromises for the quality and equipment of the F-16s and the negotiations are only for the price. This was assured by Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio.

Negotiations between Bulgaria and USA for acquisition of F-16 fighter aircraft begin

Bulgarian delegation composedof representatives of the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economy and experts from the Bulgarian Air Forces begin negotiations in the USA for the acquisition of 8 multi-role F-16 fighter jets.