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Bulgaria, 7 million people, received ten thousand refugees in 2013, mainly Syrians. Bulgaria is the poorest country in the European Union, but the situation is to be compared to that of Lebanon, 4 million people, welcoming over a million Syrian refugees.

Bulgaria had decided to build a 30 kilometers fence to close its border with Turkey, which makes 275 .

Refugees kept on coming, it decided to extend the fence of 130 km.

Article in French on the website of France 24: