The Bulgarian diplomatic representations in Turkey are in contact with the local authorities. Contact is also maintained with representatives of the local emigrant community, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
According to local Bulgarians, a man with Bulgarian and Turkish citizenship, living in the city of Iskenderun, is missing after the building he lived in was destroyed by the earthquake. "This information is currently being checked and confirmation is awaited," Interior Minister Ivan Demerdzhiev told BNT. According to him, there are currently no reports of other injured Bulgarians. Demerdzhiev pointed out that Bulgaria was one of the first European countries to provide aid of Turkey.
Ibrahim Yilmaz told the BNR about the situation in Adana and the ongoing aftershocks: "In Adana we are calm now, but we are on the street. We cannot enter the houses because the tremors continue. It is calmer here than in the eastern cities, but we cannot go inside. It was a big earthquake that took place at 4:17 in the morning. We ran out into the street at dawn. Many people will spend the night in their cars."
The National Natural History Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia celebrates today the International Bird Day - April 1 , together with the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds. The scientists and conservationists have..
April 1 in Bulgaria is a day free from political agitation before the early parliamentary election. Campaign messages are prohibited both on the day of silence and on the day of the vote itself and the local..
Tomorrow , minimum temperatures will range from 5° and 10° C., for Sofia around 7° C. Before midday, mostly in Northwestern Bulgaria there will be rain, which will spread to the rest of the country in the afternoon. By evening there will be heavy..
The winner in Sunday’s election for parliament remains unclear, a survey by Trend agency shows. The margin between GERB-SDS and We Continue the..
Tsvetelina Peneva, chair of the Central Election Commission’s Public Council urged people to go out and vote for a new parliament on Sunday because the..
“The repair and upgrade of Russian-made helicopters with their subsequent transfer to Ukraine are a gross violation of international commitments..