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February 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly has approved the second and final reading of amendments to the Defence and Armed Forces Act that legalise the participation of allied air forces from other Nato […]

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Bulgaria to change Chief of Defence

January 27, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Cabinet agreed on January 27 2016 to submit a proposal to President Rossen Plevneliev, constitutionally commander-in-chief of the arm ...

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Bulgarian Parliament’s first step to other Nato countries guarding airspace

January 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s National Assembly has approved the first reading of amendments to the Defence and Armed Forces Act that will make it possible for oth ...

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Bulgaria to tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines

January 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria will by the end of January 2016 announce a tender for six new MiG-29 fighter jet engines, Defence Minister Nikolai Nenchev told reporters at ...

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    New Russian strategy document calls NATO a ‘threat’
    January 6, 2016, by VOANews

    On December 31, President Vladimir Putin signed off on a new national security strategy for Russia that unequivocally identifies NATO as a threat.  The new strategy, observers say, reflects the […]

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    Year in Review: Bulgaria’s 15 newsmakers of 2015
    January 1, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    In Bulgaria in 2015, some made the news and some had the news thrust upon them. Apart from those who were newsmakers largely by the positions they held – Prime […]

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    US missile defence system in Romania is fully operational
    December 18, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Major military components of the Aegis Ashore Missile Defence System (AAMDS) in Romania, a key element in Phase II of the European Phased Adaptive Approach (EPAA), are now completed and […]

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    Montenegro invited to join NATO
    December 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    NATO foreign ministers agreed on December 2 2015 to invite Montenegro to join the alliance, according to a note on the NATO website. Once accession goes ahead, it would be […]