Bulgaria fires 25 customs officers

A total of 25 Bulgarian Customs Agency employees at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint with Turkey are being fired, with 19 due to be handed formal dismissal notices on April 28.

The other six were handed their dismissal notices on April 27.

The reasons for the dismissals are yet to be announced. According to a report by Bulgarian National Radio, citing unofficial information, Customs Agency chief Vanyo Tanev met the leadership of the Customs Agency in Svilengrad on April 27.

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(Photo: BNT)