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The walls of Vienna trembled on 27th of September, 1529, as strange music echoed close by. The sound of hundreds of drums stopped the heartbeats of the Austrian defenders. Also, the loud horn-like noise of the zurna pierced their souls, bringing fear of the unknown; of a distant menace coming from afar – The Janissaries.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim discussed over the phone the situation in the Balkans, reported the Bulgarian National Radio.
The leaders have found that cooperation between Bulgaria and Turkey is of particular importance for the stability of the region and for cutting the migration flow to Europe.
Three people died in road accidents during the past 24 hours in Bulgaria, the press centre of the Ministry of Interior announced.
A total of 20 road accidents occurred in the country, in which 23 people were injured and one's life was in danger. In the capitol Sofia, a total of 137 minor and 4 serious road accidents occurred, in which 4 people were injured.
Bulgarian politicians have reacted sharply to claim of Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Slavonic alphabet had arrived in Russia from Macedonian land. Putin voiced this thesis while in a meeting with his Macedonian counterpart Gjorge Ivanov and his words were quoted on the Kremlin website, BNR reported.
А number of Bulgarian ministers and diplomats have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin for telling his Macedonian colleague George Ivanov on May 24 - the Day of Slavic Literacy - that the Cyrillic script came from Macedonia.
"The Slavic alphabet and literature came to us from Macedonian soil", Putin told Ivanov during the Macedonian President's visit to Moscow.