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Defense Minister Stefan Yanev: Neither Russia nor any other country intends to attack Bulgaria

Stefan Yanev (R)
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“There isn’t any build-up of NATO troops or other foreign troops on Bulgarian territory”, this country’s Minister of Defense Stafan Yanev announced during the sitting of the National Assembly Committee on Defense.

 “All citizens will be informed when such type of decision is made”, Minister Yanev added. In Stefan Yanev’s view,  neither Russia nor any other country intends to attack Bulgaria. "Diplomacy has not run out of options yet. Tension between NATO and Russia must subside. The decision regarding the possible deployment of additional NATO troops on Bulgarian territory will be made in February during the NATO Defense Ministers Meeting, whilst respecting the national interest of all NATO members", Minister Yanev further said.

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