February 28, 2020 / 10:43 AM / a month ago

Bulgaria tightens control on border with Turkey

FILE PHOTO - A Bulgarian border policeman walks in front of a barbed wire fence on the Bulgarian-Turkish border July 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria is tightening security along its border with its southeastern neighbor Turkey after groups of migrants in Turkey headed toward the frontier, Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday.

“We have data about a lot of crowding... We are tightening maximum control at the border,” Borissov said during a government’s meeting, adding that he was arranging a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.

Reporting by Angel Krasimirov; Editing by Peter Graff

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