Italy takes the role of framework nation of NATO battle group in Bulgaria

An official ceremony will mark the role of Italy as a framework nation for the NATO battle group on the territory of Bulgaria in the backdrop of increased NATO vigilance measures. The ceremony is held today in the area of the Novo Selo military training ground.

The ceremony will be attended by the President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Rumen Radev, the Minister of Defense Dimitar Stoyanov and the Chief of Defense Admiral Emil Eftimov. The Italian Minister of Defense Lorenzo Guerini, Chief of the Defense Staff Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone, the Supreme Commander of NATO's Allied Command Operations, General Christopher Cavoli and others are also invited. /BGNES