Bulgarian President not to arrive in Moscow to celebrate 70th anniversary of Victory


The reasons for Rosen Plevneliev’s refusal are not specified

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev will not come to Moscow to attend the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. This was reported by the press service of the Bulgarian leader.

The reasons for Rosen Plevneliev’s refusal are not specified.

As said on March 17 the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the meeting of the Russian Organizing Committee “Victory”, “among those who confirmed their participation in the event are Chinese President Xi Jinping, Presidents of India, South Africa, Mongolia, Vietnam, the leaders of Cuba, North Korea.” “The invitations were sent to the Heads of 68 foreign states, as well as to the Heads of the UN, UNESCO, the Council of Europe and the European Union,” admitted the Minister.

According to Lavrov, on March 16, “leaders of 26 states, as well as the Heads of UNESCO and the Council of Europe confirmed their participation.”

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