Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2024 All Rights Reserved

Bulgarian police officers to bolster security at Paris Olympics

Photo: mvr.bg

Bulgarian police officers are going to France to help French police guarantee security during the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in July and August 2024.  

During the preparations for this large-scale sporting event, the French Ministry of Interior asked more than 40 countries to send police on site. In response, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry will dispatch 31 border police officers who will work at Orly airport in Paris and in Perpignan on the French Spanish border. We shall also send 5 canine officers with dogs trained to sniff out explosives who will work in Paris, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry says. Last week, the police officers who are due to leave for Paris met with the French ambassador to Sofia Joël Meyer who stressed that Bulgaria is the first country to have responded to the request for assistance.

Последвайте ни и в Google News Showcase, за да научите най-важното от деня!
Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Fire rages in Greece near the border with Bulgaria

A fire has started in Greece a kilometre and a half from the Bulgarian border and is slowly moving towards it. The fire is located in an extremely inaccessible area. On the Greek side, two helicopters and one aircraft are extinguishing the fire...

published on 7/21/24 12:41 PM

Effots to put down wildfires near village of Voden continue

A state of emergency remains in force in seven villages in the border municipality of Bolyarovo. The fight against the fire at the village of Voden continues.  Wildfire near border with Turkey expected to be contained on Saturday Wildfires,..

published on 7/21/24 11:03 AM

Weather forecast: High temperatures and rain, sun over the seacoast

On Sunday a cold front will sweep across the country from West to East. There will be clouds and, in the afternoon, brief showers, thunderstorms and hail in many parts. There will be sun over Southeastern Bulgaria and along the Black Sea coast...

published on 7/20/24 6:15 PM