Lukov march and the U.S. congressmen’s request to Sofia

Lukov march and the U.S. congressmen’s request to Sofia

The Republican head of the US House of Representatives’ foreign affairs committee and the ranking member, a Democrat, have sent a letter to the Speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament calling on her and the government to oppose the Lukov March planned for February 17.

The Lukov March, organised by far-right groups in Bulgaria, honours a general who in the 1930s and 1940s led the pro-Nazi Union of Bulgarian National Legions.

The February 15 letter, from House foreign affairs committee head Edward Royce and ranking member Eliot Engel to Speaker Tsveta Karayancheva, said that Lukov supported policies during the Second World War that led to the deaths of thousands of Jews…/IBNA

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