During the second day of the official visit to the Republic of Turkey, the Minister of Defense Todor TagarevTodor Tagarev was acting Minister of Defense from March 12 to May 29, 2013. On June 6, 2023, he was chosen to hold a meeting with the Secretary General of the National Security Council, Seyfulla Hadjimuftuoglu , reported the press center of the Ministry of Defense.

The two exchanged views on security challenges in the Black Sea region and the Balkans and discussed the progress of bilateral relations in the field of security and defense.

Areas with potential for deepening cooperation were also identified, such as the defense industry.

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The next meeting of the Bulgarian delegation was with the Deputy Minister of Defense Selal Sami Tufekchi and with the management of the state company ASFAT.

During the meeting, the possibilities of the companies from the holding were presented, and the will was expressed for more active cooperation with the defense industry of Bulgaria, which was assessed as an important ally in NATO, a good neighbor and a partner in a number of sectors.

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