‘Aiming their weapons at workers’: US troops accidentally raid factory in Bulgaria

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    The owner of a small sunflower oil factory in Bulgaria has filed a lawsuit after US soldiers accidentally stormed his facility during a Nato military exercise last month. The soldiers mistook the factory for a decommissioned airbase used as part of the exercise.

    ‘No weapons were fired at any time during the interaction,’ the army statement said. The Bulgarian president, Rumen Radev, said it was ‘absolutely unacceptable to have the life and calm of Bulgarian citizens put at risk by military units, be they part of the Bulgarian or foreign armed forces’

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    In This Story: Bulgaria

    Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in Southeast Europe. The capital and largest city is Sofia.

    In 1946 Bulgaria came under the Soviet-led Eastern Bloc and became a one-party socialist state. Bulgaria adopted a democratic constitution in 1991.

    Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, NATO, and the Council of Europe. Bulgaria is a developing country.

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