Bulgarian Ex-PM Slams Foreign Minister over Syria Response
Bulgaria's former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has described Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin's response to the Syrian crisis as "very weak.''
Borisov told reporters in the city of Stara Zagora that the situation in Syria is "extremely dangerous" and may lead to grave consequences to the region, including Bulgaria.
The former Prime Minister (2009-2013) believes the crisis in the Middle East country may result in a refugee wave, ethnic conflicts - and even terrorism.
"There are many Christians in Syria and Bulgaria's policy should be very careful," he said.
"This Minister has no chance of becoming a factor in international politics," Borisov added, referring to Foreign Minister Vigenin.
Vigenin said on Wednesday that said his country had not been asked to take part in military actions against Syria.
On Tuesday, Vigenin condemned last week's chemical attack in Syria, saying "the stubborn unwillingness of the regime to seek a political exit from the crisis is leading to a constant escalation of violence" in the country.
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