Slavi Trifonov’s ITN party revealed on July 29 that Plamen Nikolov, a business person and one of its MPs, is its nominee to be Prime Minister.
The F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft arrived from the Aviano Air Base, Italy, which was employed for NATO’s bombing campaigns in Bosnia and Kosovo, and airmen from the 435th Combat Training Squadron and the 4th Combat Training Squadron deployed from Ramstein, Germany where both U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and NATO Allied Air Command have their headquarters. The latter two share a commander, as do NATO as a whole (Supreme Allied Commander Europe) and U.S. European Command and U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO.
Many in member countries express reservations about fulfilling Article 5’s collective defense obligations
Asen Genov is pretty furious. His personal data was made public this week after records of more than 5 million Bulgarians got stolen by hackers from the country’s tax revenue office.
In a country of just 7 million people, the scale of the hack means that just about every working adult has been affected.
Bulgaria plans to raise its 2019 fiscal deficit target to about 2% of economic output from current 0.5% to finance a $1.26 billion deal to buy eight new F-16 aircraft from the United States, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said on Friday.
A source familiar with the incident said the casualties were paratroopers who were jumping early Tuesday morning, in the dark and from a low height. The source said two Americans and a Canadian solder were injured.
The UK ambassador in Sofia, Emma Hopkins, published an open letter on February 8 on the topic of Brexit, addressed to British nationals living in Bulgaria. The full, unedited, text is below