Ilian Todorov: EU Doesn't Bar Us from Building Fence with Greece
An interview with Iliyan Todorov, an MP from ATAKA party.
Mr. Todorov, Ataka proposed to build structures at the state border with Greece in order to deter irregular migrants. What has happened to your initiative?
Our proposal has been submitted to the Registry of the 43rd National Assembly. We from ATAKA are proposing that a wall be immedialtely build on our border with Greece at places that could be used as a route to illegally include the invasion of Islamic masses [sic] in Bulgaria. In the first place, the construction of such equipment should occur in the regions of Petrich and Gotse Delchev, where the most serious threats originating from Greece actually stem from. Of course, history hints at aus that we cannot trust the Greek state for a set of reasons and have to secure the defense of our state border. In the more difficult terrains
In severe terrains and reliefs on our common border it would be enough to build "Bruno" type equipment, but ultimately these are just details. The main direction in which we need to think is a now not to let illegal emigrants [sic] into our country. The army and the Interior Ministry should also play their vital role in this process. And in any case we should not fall into delusion that Bulgaria's EU membership bars us from encircling of the border with another Member State of the Union (in this case Greece). Today we see countries such as Austria, Hungary and Slovakia, which are in the Schengen area and nevertheless build walls and fences between them in order to deter the Islamists.
We remember that you from ATAKA had proposed a border fence with Turkey as well.
Of course, even though some subjects are calling temselves today "patriots" and voting "for" the construction of mosques in Bulgaria embezzled partly our proposal. We have no patent for authorship. What is important is only the national interest, even when someone as the abovementioned use it solely through the prism of demagoguery and political dividends. At the end of the day, building a fence with Turkey are delayed, why - the answer should come from the [Patriotic Front] - they are still in power in today's coalition, whereas we, Ataka, are in opposition.
We are both in the EU with Greece, though, should we build walls instead of bridges between us?
It is important to note that the walls are only a temporary solution. Historically, each empire started to build walls to defend itself from invasion was killed because of its passivity and exclusively defensive policy. Let's remember the Roman Empire and Hadrian's Wall in erected order to deter the Picts. Partitions equipment is just one element of a comprehensive and complete strategy and vision. In themselves they will not solve the cardinal problems. There are not many people in Europe who can afford to examine in depth the real problem. Which is that Europe was betrayed from the inside, by Europoliticians obedient to Washington who, in the name of their own development and for the interest of US in a weak Europe, helped Islamize Europe. At this rate and with this policy, in no more than 20 years, Europe will be nothing more than an Islamic caliphate, or as predicted by Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci - Eurabia! Understand the the US are burying us, and it is our own peoples, electing to power US political puppets, who are our gravediggers. Today we are faced with a targeted Islamic tsunami, note which countries [it comes] from - those democratized by the United States - Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and others.
The question of why "fleeing" Islamists are not routed to neighboring super-rich countries like Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, where in fact their common religion, culture and traditions is, to put it midly, rhetorical. And here is our civilizational choice of us Bulgarians as an Orthodox nation. Should we continue to build bridges with Euro-Atlanticists? Bridges for the invasion of Islam, Salafism and Wahhabism, terror? Or should we put obstacles in front of the same things? Whether Bulgaria will become a caliphate or remain Orthodox country is a matter that is of our own decision whether to sink with Euro-Atlanticism or resurrect with Orthodox Russia. Even economically, simply because European funds end after 2020. But what do we do then? And when it comes to our national interest no one interferes to build bridges with the West. However, when it comes to our survival, no one should doubt for a moment that you have to build partitions and walls [between us and] this same etc. West! And if Europe has decided to commit suicide and drown in the swamp of Islam, we, Bulgarians should we follow it? This is the choice! We Ataka have declared our choice and it is faith and Orthodoxy! It is our bridge.
What other initiatives will take to deter this threat in Bulgaria?
We from Ataka have taken them long ago. These are details of government. What is important is the horizon! We have submitted proposals to the National Assembly for stopping the construction of mosques in our country for the expulsion of all illegally invaded Islamists in the country, for non-admittance into Bulgaria of the so-called "refugees" from the Middle East and North Africa. These are our proposals gathering dust in the drawers of the National Assembly. Apparently the government has other plans and they do not let them go to the floor of the hall. If we had a majority in the National Assembly, these proposals would be adopted immediately as part of a large-scale strategy. Unfortunately the picture is different. And here again comes down to the choice people have to make. Should we let Islamic waves [sic] or preserve ourselves? And let's not forget you can take a horse to the water, but you cannot makе him drink.
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