The US Welcomes the Bulgaria`s Decision to Purchase Eight F-16 Fighter Jets

SOFIA, (BM) – The United States welcomes the Bulgarian Government’s decision to purchase eight F-16 multirole fighter aircraft, munitions and related equipment, a statement by the U.S. Department of State spokesperson reads, learned, quoting Bulgarian National Radio.

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“We salute Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and the Bulgarian Government on its commitment to modernize its military through the acquisition of these highly capable, NATO interoperable aircraft. We look forward to working with Bulgaria on this project and to enhancing our long-term strategic partnership. We also appreciate the pivotal role the U.S. Congress played in supporting the use of Foreign Military Financing for a portion of this acquisition, and the coordinated effort across the U.S. Government to achieve this success”.

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On his part PM Boyko Borissov congratulated the Bulgarian ministries which worked on the acquisition of the aircraft.

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Source: BNR