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NATO considers more staff in Eastern Europe – Bulgaria hesitates – News (Echo)

Stock Photography from NATO exercise in Romania.

Listen: NATO considers more personnel in Eastern Europe – Bulgaria hesitates

  • NATO is considering stepping up its presence in Eastern European member states in response to Russia’s military threat to Ukraine.

  • Romania has said it is ready to receive NATO personnel, but neighboring Bulgaria is all the more dubious.

  • “Bulgaria has always been ambivalent when it comes to taking a strong stand against Russia,” said Elena Poptodorova, a longtime Bulgarian diplomat.

Reference-sverigesradio.se

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