Ioan said it pretty good.. Bulgarians, Pomaks (Muslim Bulgarians), and Turks live fine together even in close proximity. The problems come from the agressive politics and fraudulant voting sponsored by Turkey.
But the vast majority of the population of Macedonia are Bulgars; up to the time of the first Balkan War no intelligent Greek or Serbian or Rumanian ever denied this.
- War in Eastern Europe . John Reed (Scribners, London, 1916)