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Ex-PM Kiril Petkov: The Bulgarian services are activated only after others point out the spies

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Until the Bulgarian services work in a proactive way, our national security will be put at risk. This observation was made by the co-chairman of PP-DB Kiril Petkov to Nova TV on the occasion of cases of recent days.

"North Macedonia cannot have better information about Russian spies in Bulgaria than our services. It is not normal for the British services to first say "These Bulgarians are Russian spies" before we know about them", said the politician. In his words, this proves that the Bulgarian security services are always activated as a result of a foreign discovery of people who reside in Bulgaria or are Bulgarians.

Kiril Petkov emphasized that the foreign services knew before the Bulgarian ones about the presence of spies in Bulgaria, as well as that DANS made an oversight regarding the cases of the three priests expelled from the Russian Church in Sofia and the five compatriots accused by Great Britain of espionage for Russia.

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