Bulgarian nationalist demonstrators blocked for several hours the vehicles at the border crossing with Turkey to prevent voters of the Turkish minority in Bulgaria that are residents in Turkey to come to vote in legislative elections to be held on Sunday.
"The police intervened in the afternoon to unblock the situation. Three Bulgarian-Turkish border crossings are reopened," said Kerstin Boyadjiyska, an official of the press service of the Interior Ministry."The organizers of the rally promised they would stay there until Sunday, day and night to protect the sovereignty of the motherland," according Valeri Simeonov, nationalist leader of the coalition "United Patriots", that will have an important role in Bulgarian forming the next government, according to opinion polls.
The Bulgarian government had ordered the protesters to remove the block.
"About 6000-7000 people came from Turkey with free shipping to vote for one of the two parties of the Turkish minority./Oculus News
Bulgarian nationalists block voters coming from Turkey Friday, March 24, 2017 Rating: