Bulgarian Minister of Defense Wants Foreign Financing of Religious Communities to be Banned

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Krasimir Karakachanov has told journalists in parliament that funding of religious communities, organizations and religious denominations in Bulgaria from abroad should be banned, reported BGNES.

Thus, according to him, the funding received through foundations by various radical elements in this country would be limited.

The Socialists are Demanding the Resignation of the Minister of Internal Affairs

The Bulgarian Socialist Party called on Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to demand the resignation of Interior Minister Valentin Radev. This was announced by the BSP MP Krasimir Yankov during a briefing in the National Assembly. He made a statement on behalf of the party along with his colleagues from the Internal Commission.

Bulgarian PM: 'New Combat Aircrafts Must be Bought, Not 2nd Hand Machines'

Talking to reporters in parliament, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov stated that negotiations would be held with three countries for the purchase of combat aircraft for the Bulgarian air force, reported BNR.

New ones must be bought, he added, not second hand machines.

Boyko Borisov pointed out that F-16, Eurofighter, Gripen and MiG all have factories  and manufacture new aircraft.

Fire Bursts Out in Sin City Pop-Folk Disco in Sofia

The building of the former pop-folk disco Sin City in Sofia is on fire, reported BGNES.

There is dense smoke coming out of the building located at Vazrazhdane Square. There are no reports of injured people.

Traffic in the area has been halted. Only trams are being let through.

There are three firefighter engines at the site.