Macedonians can also call themselves Martians, will that mean that Tsar Samuil is from Mars?, mocks Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister Krasimir Karakachanov.

Karakachanov stressed that the Bulgarian “no” to the negotiating framework is not final, but Macedonia must adhere to the implementation of the signed agreement. According to the Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister, it is important for the European integration of the country to stop the hate speech.