Bulgaria wants Plan B from European Commission in case Turkey opens refugee floodgates

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Bulgaria has urged the European Commission to work on an alternative plan in case Turkey fulfills its threat to unleash a refugee flow to Europe, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov said while attending a meeting of Nato foreign ministers in Brussels.

“We have called on the European Commission to start work on a ‘Plan B’ if the rhetoric on the part of the Republic of Turkey turns into reality,” Mitov said.

“We cannot base our policy solely on hopes, we have to be ready for any scenario,” Bulgaria’s foreign minister said.

Mitov said that Nato should closely monitor the increasing possibility that the migration crisis could escalate again.

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