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The expulsion of the Russian diplomats is logical - when there is no respect, such steps are taken, said the retired Minister of Defense Dragomir Zakov in the morning block of BNT

Dragomir Zakov was born on July 24, 1975. He graduated from the French high school in Sofia, as well as international schools.

According to him, ways must be sought for the Russian state to continue to be represented in Bulgaria in a way that respects the dignity, territorial integrity and sovereignty of Bulgaria.

"In order to reach such an extreme measure, the reasons are complex - I assume that DANS has enough data on the activities of these diplomats or technical employees on the territory of Bulgaria, there is open disrespect for Bulgaria. The Russian leadership, when considering whether to close the mission or no, it must decide whether this should be the head of the Russian mission in Bulgaria and send a person who will treat the Bulgarian people with respect. The main decision in Moscow, how to represent Russia in Bulgaria," added Dragomir Zakov

Dragomir Zakov was born on July 24, 1975. He graduated from the French high school in Sofia, as well as international schools.

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According to him, a dialogue should be held between the institutions on the subject.

"The Council of Ministers must be convened. Bulgaria needs stability. Early elections before the winter with a possible long-term cabinet until the spring, without a parliament, would be disastrous for Bulgaria. I have not been discussed with the post of prime minister," noted the military minister.

He added that the salaries of military personnel will be increased from July 1 on a different scale.

Dragomir Zakov

Department of Defense

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