: NATO should enhance its support for Ukraine – Bulgarian President

16:21 Jun. 30, 2016

NATO should enhance its support for Ukraine – Bulgarian President

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev speaks during briefing after Consultative Council meeting on National Security at the Bulgarian President's office in Sofia, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. (AP Images)

Summit set to take place in Warsaw on July 8-9

President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliyev has stated NATO should increase its support for Ukraine. According to him, such a decision could be adopted during NATO summit in Warsaw in early July.

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"The decision on the increased support for Ukraine should be adopted during the meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence. We hope that this support will be approved during NATO summit in Warsaw," Plevneliyev said after the talks with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in Bulgaria's capital.

It is expected that during the upcoming 2016 NATO summit the aid package for Ukraine's security sector will be confirmed.

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"In the NATO format we are working on the improvement of the Ukraine's support with the comprehensive package of assistance. I am sure that this aid package will be approved on the Warsaw summit in few days," Plevneliyev stated.

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