Russia is pursuing an organized policy with a clear aim of destabilizing the EU – Bulgarian President

Россия проводит организованную политику с четкой целью дестабилизации Евросоюза, - президент Болгарии

Rosen Plevneliev, the 7th President of Bulgaria

The Russian Federation is organized policy with a clear goal of destabilizing the European Union. This was stated by the President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev in an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, reports DW.

According to him, now there are many signs that the Kremlin is funding anti-European parties and the media both in Bulgaria and in other member countries of the EU.

In addition, the President is convinced that Russia is also trying to weaken the EU from within support for ultranationalist parties and movements.

According to the President of Bulgaria, Russia is trying on a new ideological Foundation to achieve what at the time tried to make the Soviet Union. It is noted that this refers to the “weakening of Europe and the spread of doubts about the values of democracy and the rule of law”.

“It is the organized policy with a clear aim of destabilizing the EU,” he stressed.

Plevneliev said that the Europeans should explain “what’s going on and where to target Russian propaganda”.

We will remind, in November of this year in Bulgaria held presidential elections. 22 Jan 2017 for the highest public office should take known for its Pro-Russian views, the representative of the socialist party, major-General rumen Radev, who voted more than 59% of voters. Immediately after the elections the Bulgarian government under the leadership of Boyko Borisov resigned. The new government in Bulgaria is still not formed.