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Bulgaria: Neykova from ITN is the new president of the CEC

Kamelia Neykova is the new chairwoman of the Central Election Commission, as announced by the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, after consultations with the parliamentary parties. Neykova was nominated by the “There is such a people” party and will replace Krasimir Tsipov, whose candidacy was withdrawn earlier by GERB. The former ruling…

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Bulgaria: caretaker government and new snap elections

After three failed attempts by the 45th National Assembly, which emerged from the April 4 elections, it has been unable to form a regular government and it is now up to President Rumen Radev to appoint an interim cabinet to take over. prepare for the holding of early parliamentary elections in the next two months.…

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Bulgaria: Shah Stefanova GM nominates ITN for Prime Minister. Trifonov is a coward, says Borissov

“We nominate Antoaneta Stefanova for Prime Minister,” Slavi Trifonov wrote on Facebook. “Our appointment as Prime Minister goes to the world chess champion Antoaneta Stefanova. “She has an education in economics and speaks five languages,” said the leader of the second largest party represented in parliament. “Of course, Antoaneta Stefanova will return the mandate immediately…

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Bulgaria: GERB returns mandate to form government

I accept the decision of the GERB Executive Committee to return the mandate to form a government, to inform the President and to work in Parliament. This is what former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said in a Facebook Live video. Borissov delivered his speech from his home and at the table with him were Prime…

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Bulgaria: Mitov announces tomorrow GERB will decide on the mandate for forming the government

“Systemic parties are a dynamic construct, behind them hid Bulgarian voters, many of them. Refusing to engage in dialogue is not a viable political choice, “GERB-SDS Prime Minister-designate Daniel Mitov told reporters in parliament after the” There Is Such a People “party rejected a call for consultations on forming a government. “Tomorrow morning, the GERB…

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Bulgaria: Mitov starts consultations with parties while announcing proposed cabinet

“First we will seek support from political groups and parties with which we connect more on ideological grounds. This is ‘Democratic Bulgaria’, we will officially invite them for consultations and after that it is up to them to give an answer; we will officially invite them. We will also invite the party There Is Such…

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Bulgaria: Political consultations on a government formation have not made anyone wiser

Today, the President of the Republic Rumen Radev will assign the mandate to form a government of the candidate for Prime Minister of the largest parliamentary group in the 45th National Assembly of GERB-SDS, announced the Press Office of the Presidency. Uncertainties over the formation of the government remain after President Rumen Radev held political…

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Bulgaria: Radev starts consultations with party representatives on forming government

On Monday, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev began consultations with members of the parties represented in parliament on forming a government. “The complex security environment, the pandemic, the deadline to propose an effective stability plan, all require effective governance,” Rumen Radev said in his first meeting with representatives of the GERB-SDS coalition. “The government is in…

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Bulgaria: The president will start consultations on forming a government on Monday

According to the Constitution, on Monday, April 19, the President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev will hold consultations with the representatives of the parliamentary groups of the 45th National Assembly before ordering the formation of a government for the candidate for prime minister of the parliamentary group. The round of consultations will begin…

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Bulgaria: Iva Miteva-Rupcheva appointed new Parliament Speaker

The National Assembly elected Iva Miteva-Rupcheva from the “There is such a people” coalition as President of the 45th National Assembly. Her candidacy was approved by 163 deputies. The “There is such a people” coalition, the “Rise! Mafia Out” coalition, the Socialist Party (BSP), the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) and “Democratic Bulgaria”, while…

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Bulgaria: Borisov’s government resigns at inaugural session of 45th National Assembly, Radev announces start of consultations

In accordance with Article 111 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov submitted his resignation to the newly elected 45th National Assembly of the Council of Ministers. The letter from Prime Minister Borissov, in which he resigned from the cabinet, was sent to the Speaker of the National Assembly…

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Bulgaria: Borissov nominates Daniel Mitov as Prime Minister

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has appointed former Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov as prime minister. Borissov announced his proposal live on Facebook. “We will tell the cabinet when we get the mandate,” Borissov added. “I will wait, I will look, I will help and if necessary I will intervene,” he said. “Now I will resign…

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Bulgaria: The Misty Landscape for Forming a Government

Following the publication in the State Gazette on Tuesday of the final results of the parliamentary elections and the names of the deputies elected to the Bulgarian National Assembly, President Rumen Radev issued a decree convening the 45th National Assembly on April 15th. However, there are many questions about possible consultations between the parties on…

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Bulgaria is a sovereign state and does not take orders, Zaharieva says amid espionage rumors

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva closed the claims made by the Russian Ambassador, who claimed that Bulgaria presented itself to its bosses regarding the issue of the latest spy. Russia’s ambassador to Bulgaria, Eleonora Mitrofanova, was summoned to comment Monday afternoon on a recent espionage scandal for Russia by Bulgarian military intelligence officials and the…

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Bulgaria: Investment activity of industrial enterprises shrank by 8.7% in 2020

In 2020, the investment activity of industrial enterprises in Bulgaria shrank by 8.7%, according to research reports from the Bulgarian National Institute of Statistics. Expert economists expect a new reduction this year projected at 15.5% due to the coronavirus crisis. CEOs of private sector companies (85% of the market in Bulgaria) are seeing even more…

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Bulgaria: Central Election Commission Announces Party Locations: GERB 75, YTL 51, BSP 43, MRF 30, DB 27, ISMV 14

The Central Election Commission has decided on the distribution of seats among the six political formations that have won representation in the next National Assembly. GERB holds 75 seats, “There is such a People” 51 seats, the Socialist Party (BSP) 43 seats, the minority movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) 30 seats, “Democratic Bulgaria” 27…

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Bulgaria: Early Quarrels in “Stand Up.BG” Movement

Disputes erupted in the Stand Up.BG formation after co-chairs Maya Manolova, Tatiana Doncheva and Nikolay Hadjigenov failed to reach an agreement on the coalition’s participation in a co-operative government. Earlier today, Nikolay Hadjigenov told Bulgarian National Television that he was ready to start negotiations immediately to form a government, which would seek the votes of…

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Bulgaria: Party leader Runner-up Slavi Trifonov speaks after Borisov’s statements

“Regarding the abundance of political statements and proposals made in recent days, I would like to say the following: There is a very clear legal process mentioned in the Constitution, and we with great reason respect and follow it,” the leader of the “Is There Such a People” party Slavi Trifonov posted on Facebook three…