Bulgaria's far-right, nationalist Ataka party staged a protest rally Friday against the visit of Turkish Defense Minister, Ismet Yilmaz, to Sofia.
The Turkish Minister, however, was met with honors by his Bulgarian counterpart, Anyu Angelov and three companies – from the land force, the air force and the navy. "The relations between Bulgaria and Turkey are an example of good partnership between neighbors and allies in NATO," said Angelov during his meeting with Yilmaz. The two discussed matters of cooperation in the defense sector.
They also laid wreaths at the Unknown Soldier monument....
Bulgaria to Negotiate Easing of Visa Regime for Balkan Tourists
Bulgarian TPP Carries Highest Pollution Cost in Europe