Italy: Bulgaria Is Guilty

"Bulgaria Is Guilty"

During 2 1/2 days of often contradictory testimony in a Rome courtroom, Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who shot and wounded Pope John Paul II on May 13, 1981, gave the first courtroom explanations last week of where he learned his deadly skills. Agca declared that in 1977 he had been trained by "Bulgarian and Czech experts" in a camp in Latakia, Syria. He said that he and other Turkish terrorists, together with trainees from France, Italy, Spain and West Germany, were instructed in the use of guns and bombs. Then he added: "I affirm with certainty that the Soviet...

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