Bulgaria President Shot Protected Wild Animal During Uzbekistan Visit

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Bulgaria President Shot Protected Wild Animal During Uzbekistan Visit: Bulgaria President Shot Protected Wild Animal During Uzbekistan Visit During his visit to Uzbekistan in early November, the Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov had shot a protected animal, registered in the "Red Book", the internet news site Fergana.Ru reported. Photo by Yuliana Nikolova (Sofia Photo Agency)

During his visit to Uzbekistan in early November, the Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov had shot a wild mountain goat, the "arhar" - a protected animal, registered in the endangered species "Red Book", the internet news site Fergana.Ru, registered and published in Moscow, reported on Tuesday.

The site boosts itself as one of the most popular editions, focused on the Central Asian countries, that are former Soviet Republics.

In Uzbekistan such violation requires a fine between 100 and 300 minimum salaries or two years of community service.

On Wednesday, he author of the article Sergey Naumov, spoke in a special interview for the Darik radio, explaining that he had no pictures from the hunting, but was certain the incident had happened.

Naumov further told Darik that he had receive information from several of his private sources in Samarkand, Tashkent and other Uzbek cities, but declined to reveal them, citing the difficult situation in Uzbekistan and the danger such revelation would pose of the informers.

"This hunt was organized at the highest state level," Naumov declared.

Parvanov's press secretary explained before the Darik radio that during his entire visit, the President had followed the schedule and the agenda provided by his hosts and had been accompanied at all times by the Uzbek Prime Minister.
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#9
CJB - 9 Dec 2008 // 02:35:56

And also don't forget a notice explaining how grateful the animal is to his sponsors for keeping him in captivity. Seriously, go to Sofia Zoo and see for yourself!

#8
zeracell - 7 Dec 2008 // 14:42:46

Hey People, I am Uzbek and I live in Tashkent. I can say that no one in Uzbekistan knows about this isse, cause you can critisize your president in your countr, but we can't do the same thing with ours, cause the next day you say ANYTHING wrong about the goverment actions, you'll find yourself in jail. So, all I want to say is, that the president of Bulgaria was not aware of what he was doing when he killed that animal. It is not his fault, it is the fault of our president Islam Karimov.

#7
FIGMENT - 5 Dec 2008 // 13:45:22

At least Parvanov can shoot straight, not like D!ck Chaney who shot his friend while hunting.

It is so annoying that SNA won't let you write "d!ck" but other words, like shlong, prick, cunt, twat, bitch, son-of-a-bitch are allowed. Go figure!

#6
Karnak76 - 5 Dec 2008 // 11:06:51

I immagine the commie Purvanov being reborn as a wild boar with a red star on his head....What a hunt that will be...

#5
countryhick - 5 Dec 2008 // 07:51:34

What's the difference between an English zoo, and a
Bulgarian zoo?
A Bulgarian zoo has a description of the animal on
the front of the cage, along with a recipe.

#4
Bas - 5 Dec 2008 // 02:29:03

As long as we have people like him in power, nothing will change.

#3
buachaill bo - 4 Dec 2008 // 20:54:29

Creepy,
Please come on now the pig with lipstick did not know if Africa was a country or continent?Do you think she knows or ever even heard of Bulgaria?Cheney now would be a better option if he was left alone.

#2
CreepyS - 4 Dec 2008 // 18:33:06

He can invite Sarah Palin to visit BG so they can make a competition who will kill more wild animals.

#1
CreepyS - 4 Dec 2008 // 18:27:46

This guy clearly ruined his life. He obviously has many interesting talents - he can shoot, he can spy on the enemy as an undercover agent etc. but instead of doing something useful he choose to become a BG president.

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