Defense Minister: Bulgaria will continue to provide Valuable Practical Support to Ukraine as Long as Necessary

"Our government will continue to provide valuable practical support to Ukraine as long as it is needed." This was stated by Bulgarian Defense Minister Todor Tagarev during the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission yesterday, June 15. According to him, NATO should go beyond the Bucharest decisions and promote relations with Ukraine at a higher strategic level.

Bulgaria has joined NATO's Ammunition Stockpiling Initiative

Bulgaria joined the Multinational Ammunition Stockpiling Initiative today.

The news was announced by NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană.

This happened at a ceremony during the two-day meeting in Brussels of the ministers of defense from the member countries of the pact. On the Bulgarian side, the document was signed by Todor Tagarev.

NATO deploys army, considering war with Russia? "It takes a real kick in the back"

However, ahead of the NATO Summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, which begins on July 11, where confronting Russia will be high on the agenda, Sir Richard Shirreff, the former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe, said NATO was not ready for war with Moscow.

Bulgaria: Military Personnel offered Help to overcome the Consequences of the Floods in Berkovitsa

By order of the Minister of Defense Todor Tagarev, nearly 100 military personnel and equipment from the 10th mechanized battalion - Vratsa are involved today, June 13, in the activities to overcome the consequences of the floods in Berkovitsa. They will operate under the leadership of the commander of the Third Brigade Command, Colonel Mitko Baltov.

NATO begins unprecedented air drill in 'show of strength'

NATO will begin the largest air force deployment exercise in Europe in the alliance's history on Monday in a display of unity toward partners and potential threats such as Russia.

The German-led "Air Defender 23" will run until June 23 and include some 250 military aircraft from 25 NATO and partner countries including Japan and Sweden, which is bidding to join the alliance.