Crimea-Ukraine: Bulgaria’s apologies for the peninsula
09:36, 31 January 2016

Crimea-Ukraine: Bulgaria’s apologies for the peninsula

Bulgaria’s National television refuted inaccurate map of occupied Crimea

09:36, 31 January 2016

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National television of Bulgaria apologized for inaccurate map of occupied Crimea, informs Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Facebook, referring to Ukrainian embassy in the Republic of Bulgaria.

“After the interference of Ukrainian embassy in Republic of Bulgaria, Bulgarian national television refuted the demonstration of a video clip containing inaccurate delineation of Crimean borders concerning the Russian Federation”, - says the report. The incident tookplace during evening news airtime on January25.

The Embassy’s report contains a link to the news clip on the channel from January 29, where the host said “Bulgarian national television made a technical error in the maps”. He mentioned that journalists of the channel are aware that the international community acknowledges “Crimea is Ukrainian territory”.  

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