Officials of SANS have detained five German citizens at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint on the border with Turkey, as one of them is underage. They travelled by train from Bucharest to Istanbul.
The behavior of detainees revealed signs of radicalization, characteristic of the so-called foreign terrorist fighters. According to the data gathered, four of the detainees were involved in supporting a terrorist organization operating in Syria and Iraq. The underage aimed at reaching the territory of Syria in order to join a terrorist group. The four adults were expelled from Bulgaria and measures were taken in order for the underage person to be handed over to family members in Germany.
As holder of the rotation presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2018, Bulgaria will be active cooperating for the sake of a unified vision about the future of the Union, said Bulgarian National Assembly President Dimitar Glavchev..
The parliamentary political forces should leave behind election rhetoric and focus on solving the important problems in Bulgarian society related to economic growth and higher incomes, countering the demographic crisis, more security for citizens..
“We acquainted the President with our main priorities – notably, the demographic crisis, domestic security, defense, incomes and economic development”, the Co-Chairman of the parliamentary group of the United Patriots Krasimir Karakachanov said..