site.btaDefence Ministry Says Bulgaria Is Not Sending Combat Aircraft to Ukraine
The Bulgarian Defence Ministry said Tuesday that it has not considered providing combat aircraft to Ukraine. Speaking to BTA, they reconfirmed that Bulgaria will provide other military and logistical aid to Kyiv.
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said after a video conference of the EU foreign ministers on February 27 that Ukraine had asked for and would receive from EU countries aircraft that Ukrainian pilots can fly. Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said on Monday that Bulgaria had not made a commitment to send military equipment or planes to Ukraine because this country has too few air-worthy aircraft.