US State Department Highly Appreciates Bulgaria's Efforts for Eastern European Security
The official US State Department blog, DipNote, praises Bulgaria as "an ally America can count on," according to a press release from the US Embassy in Sofia.
The announcement pointed out that Bulgaria's efforts to modernize its army, as well as its projected increase in defense spending to 2 per cent of GDP by 2024, testify to Bulgaria's
willingness to work in partnership with the US to improve security in Eastern Europe.
The embassy also notes that over the past 25 years, the United States has provided more than 340 million dollars in security.