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Six Bulgarian fans arrested for racism in match against England

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Bulgarian government expressed discomfort for some headlines in the British press, which described the Bulgarians as "a shame" or "idiots"

Six Bulgarian fans arrested for racism in match against England

Bulgarian government expressed discomfort for some headlines in the British press, which described the Bulgarians as "a shame" or "idiots."

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The Bulgarian police reported that they arrested six fans for the racist incidents of last Monday in the Bulgaria-England (0-6) match in Sofia, The Interior Ministry of the Balkan country reported on Wednesday.

After the arrest of the men, more arrests are expected throughout the day, especially suspects outside the capital, the ministry said in a statement.

The match, which ended with Bulgaria's worst defeat in an official home game, He was interrupted twice in the first half before the racist insults of the local fan against some black players from England.

Also, in the television pictures it looks like several Bulgarian followers make the Nazi greeting.

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Bulgarian President Rumen Radev told reporters on Wednesday that this incident is very unpleasant for Bulgaria, although he recalled that the country she raised his 50 thousand Jews during World War II

Yesterday, the Foreign Ministry cited the UK ambassador in Sofia to assure him that Bulgaria is not a racist country, while the Bulgarian Government expressed its discomfort by some headlines of the British press, which described the Bulgarians as "a shame" or "idiots".

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