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Bulgaria’s Parliament approves report naming Russia as threat to security

Bulgaria’s National Assembly approved on October 5, 2017 the national security report for 2016, with debate on the report naming of Russia as a security threat.

According to the report, “the actions of Russia as a source of regional instability also threatens our basic goal of a united, free and peaceful Europe”.

The report was approved by 104 votes in favour and 96 against, with no abstentions.

The reference to Russia riled the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party in particular.


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