US earmarks 60 million dollars for Bulgarian base: Report

The United States has earmarked 60 million dollars for the first of four military bases in Bulgaria, where the first troops are due to arrive in October, newspapers said Friday.

US earmarks 60 million dollars for Bulgarian base: Report
The funds are intended for the construction of the base at Novo Selo and the improvement of the local infrastructure, reports said.

Bulgaria has agreed to provide the location for four US bases - two airports and two camps - on its soil, all in the southeastern part of of the Balkan country.

A member of NATO since 2004, Bulgaria is one of staunchest US allies in Europe.

Agencies
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