Podcast in English
Bulgarian National Radio © 2022 All Rights Reserved

Defense Minister Zakov participates at the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defense) in Brussels

Minister Dragomir Zakov
Photo: BGNES-archive

Bulgaria’s Minister of Defense Dragomir Zakov participated at the EU Foreign Affairs Council (Defense) in Brussels. Minister Zakov talked with his Italian counterpart Lorenzo Guerini about Bulgaria's need for alternative fighter jets until the arrival of the new F-16 aircraft.

As regards the aid for Ukraine, Minister Zakov pointed out that details were being clarified. In Minister Zakov’s words, Ukraine's expectations are realistic, because this country knows what it can expect from Bulgaria.


Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Bulgarian higher education institutions join European Universities Alliance

The Medical University in Sofia and the Agricultural University of Plovdiv have joined consortia that are part of the European Universities initiative. The European Commission has approved 4 more alliances, two of which involve..

published on 8/9/22 11:00 AM

16 Covid-related deaths for a day, total number of patients declines

There were 2,318 new Covid cases registered in Bulgaria in the past day. The number of new cases rose by 1,907 in comparison to the previous day. Over 2/3 of the newly infected are non-vaccinated citizens. 23.6% of 9,800 tests..

published on 8/9/22 9:44 AM
Russian servicemen on guard at the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in Enerhodar, southeastern Ukraine

Kyiv hopes Moscow would not cause catastrophe in Zaporizhzhia NPP

Ukraine and Russia have agreed that warships, aircraft or drones should not come within 10 nautical miles of vessels carrying Ukrainian grain. Under agreed conditions of the safe corridor in the Black Sea, no attacks will be carried..

published on 8/9/22 9:04 AM