“The USA agreed to supply a Stryker firm,” he instructed a press convention with U.S. Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin. “This can be a sturdy signal to all of our allies in NATO.”
Bulgaria, as soon as Moscow’s closest ally through the Chilly Struggle period however a NATO and European Union member state, is establishing a battlegroup of as much as 1,000 troops beneath the operational command of NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe. The battlegroup is anticipated to host troops from different allied nations as properly.
“I wished to underscore the significance of the announcement that Bulgaria has established and is main a NATO multinational battlegroup. It is a crucial step and we absolutely help it,” Austin stated.
Petkov stated Bulgaria would proceed to ship humanitarian support to Ukraine and soak up Ukrainian refugees from the struggle, however it was not contemplating sending any weaponry to Kyiv in the intervening time as his Black Sea nation was too near the battle.