Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The Switzerland of the Balkans
by Francesco Martino
Premier Bulgarian Boyko Borisov announced it would support the idea of Ataka nationalist movement to promote a referendum darkness of the news in the Turkish language, broadcast on national television since 2000.
A perfect metaphor, used and often abused by politicians in the region to promise prosperity and good administration, all seasoned with strong ethnic tolerance. But times change and politics, as well as metaphors, they adapt to new circumstances.
Perhaps inspired by a controversial referendum on minarets, held recently in Switzerland, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov announced on 17 December that it intends to call the people to the polls to decide whether or not overshadow national TV news about the Turkish language in ........tv Bulgarian station.
more see: http://www.osservatoriobalcani.org/article/articleview/12280/1/43/