Bulgaria Disburses Millions More for Border Fence Deterring Migrants

Bulgaria Disburses Millions More for Border Fence Deterring Migrants

The Bulgarian government has allocated an additional BGN 20 M to three southeastern regions where a fence is being built along the border with Turkey.The fence, which is referred to as a “temporary deterring installation”, is aimed at “withstanding the migratory pressure on the Bulgarian-Turkish border growing over the past years” and at “stemming the wave of refugees,” according to a government press statement.For more than two years since 2014, when construction began, the costs have surpassed BGN 100 M as of this summer.Separately, the cabinet has disbursed BGN 0.407 M to repair border crossings and border police stations and equipment as part of “urgent measures relating to the accession of [Bulgaria] into the Schengen area.”…

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