State Department: Bulgaria Should Not Destabilize Region

“Bulgaria to implement its laws equally for all ethnic groups in the country, including the Macedonian one, and to find a solution to the open issues with Macedonia, because the blockade of the neighbour’s accession to the EU “risks destabilization in the region“, US State told journalists on Friday, related to the latest report on the human rights situation in the neighbouring country. The State Department’s annual human rights report, released Thursday, is an in-depth document on the state of human rights violations around the world. The report for 2020 notes that Sofia continues to repress individuals and groups of Macedonian origin who only want free expression and association, said the correspondent from Washington.