He was never in danger.
So it was an ethnic Turk who jumped the stage of the Bulgarian Muslim politician, we shall see how the Muslim party milks it for sympathy votes later on.
“Police said the gun used during the attack was a non-lethal gas pistol…”
“The authorities are working on the lead that this was an individual action of a criminal … this is a huge stain on Bulgaria’s image,” he told a news conference.
The party called for an international investigation into the assault by the 25-year-old man, who police identified as Oktay Enimehmedov, an ethnic Turk from the Black Sea town of Burgas.
Police said the gun used during the attack was a non-lethal gas pistol and deputy chief prosecutor Borislav Sarafov told reporters Enimehmedov faces up to five years in prison for hooliganism and up to six years for making a death threat.
Political parties in Bulgaria strongly condemned the attack against Dogan, one the most influential political figures in the European Union’s poorest member.