The Minister of foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Ekaterina Zaharieva called the appearance at the celebrations on the occasion of the anniversary of the battle of SHIPKA mountain flag of the militants of the DNR terrorist organization “unpleasant history”. She said this on air of the TV channel Nova TV reports the website of the Bulgarian government.
“It’s a really unpleasant story. We have a free state, everyone has the right to Express their opinions. But this Republic is not recognized by anyone,” said Zahariev.
The Minister said that particularly unpleasant this the fact that the flag of the unrecognized Republic, which in the future will be a symbol of violations of law and threats to stability and peace in Europe, brought it to the celebrations on the occasion of the anniversary of the battle for freedom and democracy.
“Yes, this is a nasty story, but it would have resulted in scandal, if the flag is unfolded a public authority or a public servant,” said Zahariev.
However, according to her, in this case we are talking about citizens who have the right to freedom of expression.
The foreign Minister said that he saw the flag of the DNI to the event in social networks and some media.
Embassy of Ukraine in Bulgaria outraged by the fact that during the celebrations on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the battle of mount SHIPKA was deployed militants of the DNR terrorist organization.
Note that August 25, 2017 at the SHIPKA peak were celebrations on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the battle for this mountain. This is a key event of the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878, during which defeated the Russian and Bulgarian troops During a five-day battle at the SHIPKA pass, then killed 3.1 thousand Russian soldiers, as well as over 500 Bulgarian volunteers.
The DNI and LC – terrorist organizations seized with the support of the Russian Federation of the Donetsk and Lugansk region of Ukraine. Both organizations created, funded and maintained by Russia, where, among other things, the terrorists are getting fighters, trainers, and heavy equipment, weapons, ammunition, and fuel.