SOFIA, (BM) – Bulgaria will join NATO’s new initiative„4х30“ with a mechanized battalion of the land forces, a Military Police unit, medical teams, minesweeper in the Mediterranean, as well as two helicopters for medical evacuation.
Bulgaria’s Chief of Defense General Andrey Botsev said that at the NATO summit in London the member states approved a project for response during attacks against any NATO country.
BulgarianMilitary.com recalls that the NATO’s inicative “40×30” is against Russia. According the Russian military analyst Aleksandr Goltz “Russia is regarding as a threat the forthcoming change of strategy, especially the initiative 4х30 which means to have ready for action 30 ships, 30 battalions and 30 air force squadrons”.
According other russian specialists this initiative does not look like a well-thought-out military concept and the creation of an instrument of punishment for Russia, but a PR move. Objectively, the implementation of this project (called “4×30” in NATO) will not be able to balance the Russian military forces that are building up against NATO and Ukraine.
BulgarianMilitary.com recalls thst at a meeting between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and US President Donald Trump, held at the White House, Borisov promised to establish a coordination center for NATO ships in the Black Sea.
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