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February 23, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Italian Air Force aircraft will assist in joint policing of Bulgaria’s air space in summer 2017, Bulgarian caretaker Defence Minister Stefan Yanev said on February 23. Bulgaria will not pay […]

Bulgarian President Radev steps into domestic political row over Nato and the Black Sea

February 22, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

In a late-night post on Facebook, Bulgarian head of state President Roumen Radev has stepped into a domestic pre-election political row about Nato and ...

Bulgarian President Radev: Strengthening Nato should be ‘hand-in-hand’ with deepening political dialogue with Russia

January 31, 2017, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

The increase of the defensive deterrence posture of Nato should go hand-in-hand with deepening political dialogue with Russia, to avoid confrontation ...

In Brussels, Bulgarian President Radev calls for ‘even greater’ EU support in securing external borders against illegal migration

January 30, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian President Roumen Radev, in Brussels on January 30 for his first official visit abroad as head of state, has called for a new operational pla ...

  • Bulgaria’s new Chief of Defence takes office
    January 18, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Vice-Admiral Emil Evtimov is Bulgaria’s acting Chief of Defence, succeeding General Konstantin Popov who stepped down because his former subordinate Roumen Radev was elected the country’s President. Evtimov’s inauguration ...

  • Can governance Trump guns? European security after the US elections
    November 23, 2016, by Mark Galeotti of the European Council on Foreign Relations

    European security co-operation has never really been off the EU’s agenda, but controversy, political divisions and expense have for many years kept it well away from the top. Donald Trump’s […]