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Translation Blunder Tangles Bulgarian President in Scandal with US Ambassador

21 Apr

From Turkish Weekly:

A translation blunder has led Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov to slam the US Ambassador in Sofia, James Warlick.  In a Facebook post, Parvanov compared Warlick to a notorious Russian imperial envoy sent to Sofia in the late 19th century.

Parvanov reacted strongly and quickly to a statement made by Warlick, who was one of the speakers Wednesday at the “Europe as a Global Actor” Conference in Sofia, organized on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Atlantic Club in Bulgaria.

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