Sofia Weekly

  • MEK Camp AshrafCamp Ashraf - Bulgarian Mission in Iraq Likely To Be Terminated

    Camp Ashraf – Bulgarian Mission in Iraq Likely To Be Terminated

    The Bulgarian unit's mission is due to end on 31 March 2007. But it is still not certain whether the mission will be continued because that depends on the whether the USA will extend an invitation for that. In order for our unit to continue…

  • IraqBlast Kills 11 Iraqi Laborers from Bulgaria-Guarded Ashraf

    Blast Kills 11 Iraqi Laborers from Bulgaria-Guarded Ashraf

    Eleven Iraqis were killed and a dozen more wounded in a blast in a volatile area north of Baghdad on Monday. The bomb was apparently planted in a bus, 20 km outside the town of Baquba.Police says the Iraqis were traveling to work in the…

  • BulgariaBulgaria's Unit Assumes Ashraf Camp Control May 6

    Bulgaria’s Unit Assumes Ashraf Camp Control May 6

    Bulgaria's guarding unit will assume control over the Ashraf camp in Iraq on May 6, the Day of the Bulgarian Army, it appeared during a videoconference with Iraq Friday. The head of the unit lieutenant-colonel Marin Marinov told during the videoconference ...

  • BulgariaBulgaria Sends off Ashraf Guard Unit

    Bulgaria Sends off Ashraf Guard Unit

    Bulgaria's parliament approved the government decision to send up to 155 troops to guard the Iraqi camp of Ashraf, about 70 km north of Baghdad. The unit should stay in Iraq for a year.

  • BulgariaBulgarian Parliament Agrees Mission to Guard Camp Ashraf

    Bulgarian Parliament Agrees Mission to Guard Camp Ashraf

    Bulgaria's parliament has approved a government decision to send up to 155 troops to guard an Iraqi camp. Earlier this month the Socialist-led government agreed to deploy a non-combat unit of 120 lightly armed soldiers plus support staff to guard a camp of mainly Iranian…

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