On August 13, 2020, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United States in Bulgaria, Her Excellency Herro Mustafa visited the Professor Tsvetan Lazarov Bulgarian Defense Institute. She was welcomed by the director, Colonel PhD Dimitar Kirkov.
The meeting was also attended by Political Officer Kirk Donahoe and the Trade Attache of the U.S. Embassy Miguel Hernandez. The Defense Institute was represented by Colonel Assistant Professor PhD Stoyanov, the Deputy Director of the Institute, and Colonel PhD Velev, Director of the Directorate.
The meeting covered several areas of mutual cooperation, such as prospects for future joint action in technological research and development as well as next generation communication networks.