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Bulgaria urged to halt border fence plan after Syrian influx

By Emma Batha | Wed, 12 Mar 2014 04:35 AM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Bulgaria should immediately halt plans to build a $6.7 million fence along its border with Turkey, a Bulgarian human rights lawyer said, voicing shame over her country’s treatment of thousands of Syrians seeking asylum.

Refugee expert Iliana Savova said a dramatic fall in the number of Syrians crossing into Bulgaria, following the dispatch of 1,500 ...

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