26.02.17 13:55

Bulgaria's Iotova offers step-by-step lifting of Russia sanctions

Vice President of Bulgaria Iliana Iotova believes it is time for a gradual easing of sanctions against Russia.

She said it in an interview with Bulgarian media, Censor.NET reports referring to Ukrinform.

"We should gradually start lifting sanctions against Russia," Iotova said citing huge losses suffered by Bulgaria's agricultural producers, small- and medium-sized businesses, including in the tourism sector.

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According to her, President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev sticks to the same line.
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