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Bulgarian Defence Minister: Government to postpone talks on acquisition of new fighter jet

Bulgarian Defence Minister: Government to postpone talks on acquisition of new fighter jet
Bulgaria’s government will not begin negotiations on the acquisition of a new fighter jet until the parliamentary ad hoc committee investigating the process has completed its work, Defence Minister Krassimir Karakachanov said on July 6.

The committee held its first meeting on July 5 and has a projected lifespan of two months.

Before GERB parliamentary leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced the formation of the committee, the party’s leader and Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boiko Borissov had told his Swedish counterpart that negotiations on the possible acquisition of Gripen multi-role fighters would begin “within weeks”./IBNA

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