- Title: U.S., Bulgaria start Black Sea military drills
- Date: 11th July 2017
- Summary: NOVO SELO, BULGARIA (JULY 11, 2017) (REUTERS) NOVO SELO MILITARY TRAINING FACILITY FLAGS OF NATO COUNTRIES VARIOUS OF SOLDIERS PREPARING FOR OPENING CEREMONY FOR EXERCISE "SABRE GUARDIAN 17"
- Embargoed: 25th July 2017 13:02
- Keywords: military exercise Black Sea military drill
- Location: NOVO SELO, BULGARIA
- City: NOVO SELO, BULGARIA
- Country: Bulgaria
- Topics: NATO,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0016P9W661
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: "Saber Guardian 2017" was inaugurated on Tuesday (July 11) at the Novo Selo training grounds in Bulgaria, with the participation of U.S. and Bulgarian military officials, in what NATO says is its largest multinational exercise in the Black Sea region
A total of 18 drills are planned to take place as part of the exercise which concludes on July 20, with the participation of troops from neighbouring NATO countries Romania and Hungary.
Bulgaria alone sent some 4000 for the exercise, which will include ground, air and naval operations.
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