Political Awkwardness

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This video grab broadcast by Bulgarian television channel BTV shows a... News PhotoAdult,Assassination Attempt,Broadcasting,Bulgaria,Congress,Handgun,Holding,Horizontal,Law,Leadership,Logo,Men,Pistol,Political Party,Politician,Sofia,Speech,Television Broadcasting,Television Show,ViolencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis video grab broadcast by Bulgarian television channel BTV shows a man (R) pointing a pistol at leader of the Turkish minority Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) party Ahmed Dogan during his speech at a national party conference in Sofia on January 19, 2013. Dogan was addressing the delegates at the conference when the man rushed up to the podium and put a pistol to his head. The attacker however failed to produce a shot and was quickly disarmed by the delegates, witnesses told state BNR radio. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO /BTV' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - AFP PHOTO / BTV (Photo credit should read BTV/AFP/Getty Images)