The Defense Committee in the National Assembly gave the green light to Bulgaria to provide armored personnel carriers with no longer needed for the Ukrainian army.
BSP and “Vazrazhdane” voted against in the committee.
“Vazrazhdane” MP Ivelin Parvanov said that giving 130-150 armored personnel carriers to the Ukrainian army will not affect the fighting much, and at the same time the Bulgarian border guards will have problems guarding the border. when the winter months come.
The Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Ivelina Dundakova assured that at the moment, if there is a need, the border guards are assisted by forces of the Ground Forces and BMP vehicles, which will not be given to Ukraine.
It is clear from the wording of the decision that the Ministry of Defense of Kiev signed the agreement only a week ago, and according to the Chairman of the Defense Commission Hristo Gadzhev, the reason for the delay is the reshuffle in the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
Expected this week the agreement to enter for ratification in the plenary hall, after which it enters into force.