2005.03.30 Dyrebeskyttelsen: Kampanje/ svar fra Bulgarske ambassaden vedrørende hundesnurring
EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA
Tidemands gate 10
Oslo, March 18, 2005.
Our Ref. No. 144/2005
Re: Dogs’ abuse in the village of Brodilovo, Bulgaria.
Dear Sir or Madam,
appreciate reaction, triggered by the recent media publications about the
With its 350
inhabitants the village of Brodilovo is indeed a very small one by both
As the events in the
isolated village of Brodilovo cast a shadow on Bulgaria and the Bulgarian
people as a
The Bulgarian public was also deeply disturbed by the media publications, which showed our fellow-countrymen in Brodilovo practicing something so unacceptable, cruel and inherently alien to the spirit of the Bulgarian traditions.
The public outcry
produced great pressure on the authorities in Brodilovo and its population. On
March 9, 2005, the mayor of the village Mr. Dimitar Dimitrov addressed the
public in an official declaration, in which he expressed his’ and his
fellow-villagers’ deepest regrets and asked his Bulgarian fellow-countrymen
for forgiveness for blemishing the morals of Bulgarian people.
I would like to
thank the Norwegian animal lovers who, like their Bulgarian
Gancho Ganev, Ambassador