Sofia, Bulgaria: In a move to provide assistance to Ukraine amid the Russian invasion, Bulgaria will be donating 2,000 helmets and 2,000 bulletproof vests, which will come in utilization by the general public of the war-torn nation. The announcement was made by Lena Borislavova – the head of the cabinet of Prime Minister Kiril Petkov announced, on Wednesday, April 6.
Borislavova asserted, “This measure boosts the humanitarian and other aid provided by our government so far. Bulgaria was among the first nations to join the countries of Europe, which referred to the – International Criminal Court in the Hague for crimes committed by Russia in Ukraine. This happened on March 3.”
She then added that Bulgaria was also among the first nations who responded to the call for additional support for the work of the International criminal court for providing better opportunities to probe and convict the war crimes which have been committed in the war-torn nation.
A few days back, the military experts and the ministers of Bulgaria called on the government to provide technical and military equipment assistance to Ukraine and support the country in its war against Russia.
The country, for the present time, is also providing shelter and basic amenities to the Ukrainian nationals who fled the country to save their lives. In addition to this, the Ukraine refugees will also be receiving free health insurance in Bulgaria, as per the recent announcement of the Balkan state.
Prime Minister of Bulgaria – Kiril Petkov, condemned the actions and invasion of Russia in Ukraine and showed support for the resolution for suspending the membership of Russia in UNHRC – United Nations Human Rights Commission, as soon as possible.
Bulgaria is an ally of NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The previous month it was decided that troops would be sent to the Balkan state amid the Russian invasion.