Bulgarian Parliament Condemns Anti-Israel Terror Attack

Politics » DIPLOMACY | July 19, 2012, Thursday // 13:01
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Parliament Condemns Anti-Israel Terror Attack Bulgarian MPs bow their heads to commemorate the victims of the deadly blast at Burgas Airport Wednesday. Photo by Parliament.bg

The Bulgarian Parliament adopted a declaration Thursday sharply condemning the terror attack against a group of Israeli tourists that left 7 people dead Wednesday.

"Bulgaria is shocked. The Parliament denounces taking innocent human lives and resolutely condemns the terrorist act," reads the declaration.

Parliament further urges all relevant authorities to take all measures for catching and bringing to justice those who stand behind the attack.

The declaration was adopted unanimously in the plenary hall Thursday at a sitting that began with one minute of silence in honor of the victims.

Nationalist party Ataka had urged for a text denouncing "Islamist terrorism" to be included in the statement, which proposal however did not pass.

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Diplomacy » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Bulgarian Parliament, Burgas, Israel, Israeli, attack, Islamist, terrorism, Ataka
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria