Bulgarian Prosecutor’s Office: Pre-trial proceedings opened regarding fence at Turkish border

The Bulgarian Prosecutor-General’s office said on February 21 that pre-trial proceedings had been opened in connection with an offence related to the building of the fence at the border with Turkey, but is declining to give opposition MPs a State Agency for National Security report on the matter, saying that it forms part of evidence.

A day earlier, opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Kornelia Ninova demanded that Prosecutor-General Sotir Tsatsarov disclose the “truth” about the investigation into the fence project.

Ninova said that the Prosecutor’s Office had had the report from the State Agency for National Security for a week, and her party wanted to know what it said, because it was the BSP that had reported the matter.

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