Pamporovo. Bookings for the New Year’s Eve in Smolyan district and especially at Pamporovo winter resort have started few months ago. Almost all beds at hotels in Pamporovo are booked for the New Year’s Eve, Chairman of the Regional Tourist Association Rhodope, Pantelei Memtsov said for Radio FOCUS – Smolyan.
Kandahar. US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told American troops on Sunday that he supports a NATO force in Afghanistan after 2014, as Washington and President Hamid Karzai wrangle over a stalled security pact, AFP reported.