Prime Minister Borissov congratulates the participants in Platinum Lion 2018 military drill

Photo: BGNES

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has congratulated the participants in the multinational joint military drill "Platinum Lion 2018" which was carried out at the Novo Selo training area near Sliven on their extremely good results. Borisov stressed that for the first time the process of planning and carrying out the military exercise is entirely the responsibility of the Bulgarian Land Forces. With drills such as the Platinum Lion, we change the way of thinking, we learn to fight together, to defend ourselves and guarantee the security not only in the Balkans,  to our citizens, but also in the Black Sea region," the prime minister said. Since the beginning of the month, military officers from 8 nations – NATO members Bulgaria, the United States, Albania, Romania, and the member states of the Partnership for Peace initiative - Georgia, Moldova, Serbia and Montenegro have been involved in drills focused on protection measures again terrorists.


More from category

EU ambassadors greet Lilyana Pavlova for successful work of Bulgaria-Estonia-Austria Trio Presidency

Plenipotentiaries of EU member states to Bulgaria congratulated the Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union Lilyana Pavlova for the excellent work of Bulgaria within the frameworks of the EU Presidency Trio..

published on 12/18/18 7:06 PM

Iliana Yotova meets Vice-President of Europa Nostra Piet Jaspaert

Bulgaria’s Vice-President Iliana Yotova met in Sofia with the Vice-President of Europa Nostra Piet Jaspaert. Europa Nostra which is presided over by world-renowned opera singer Maestro Plácido Domingo is a European network for preservation of cultural..

published on 12/18/18 6:45 PM

Bulgarian employers, labor unions and government fail to reach agreement on cost of night labor

The Bulgarian employers, labor unions and government held a trilateral meeting on Tuesday. They failed to reach an agreement on the cost of night labor in this country. In the beginning of 2019 a working group is expected to discuss and propose..

published on 12/18/18 6:25 PM