Viewing cable 08SOFIA98
Title: BULGARIA TO FOLLOW EU POSITION ON ARREST AND

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08SOFIA982008-02-15 13:29:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 SECRET Embassy Sofia
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EUR/NCE FOR MARK TURNER 
NEA/PI FOR OWEN KIRBY 
NEA/ELA FOR ALLISON MONZ 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 02/11/2020 
TAGS: PREL XF XG KMPI NSC SY EUN FR SI RO EZ GR
DA, AU 
SUBJECT: BULGARIA TO FOLLOW EU POSITION ON ARREST AND 
ARRAIGNMENT OF SYRIAN DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS 
 
REF: SECSTATE 11025 
 
Classified By: Political Counselor James Bigus for reasons 1.4 (b) and 
(d). 
 
PolOff delivered reftel demarche to Ministry of Foreign 
Affairs Human Rights Expert, Christina Yotova on Feb. 11 and 
discussed it again on Feb. 15th.  Yotova promised to deliver 
the U.S. position to her superiors and told PolOff that 
Bulgaria will follow the EU position on this issue.  She said 
that if the EU decided to make a public statement, Bulgaria 
would react favorably to this decision. 
Beyrle