Bulgaria's Next Interim Govt to Be Drafted by Two Presidents

Rosen Plevneliev (R) and Rumen Radev, outgoing and incoming heads of state of Bulgaria, at their meeting on November 14, 2016. EPA/BGNES

Both President Rosen Plevneliev and President-elect Rumen Radev will have a say in the next caretaker government Bulgaria will have, local media report.

During Radev's meeting with Plevneliev at the Presidency, the incumbent head of state has assured his successor that he will be consulted on a prospective interim administration if it has to be created after the government's resignation, according to daily 24 Chasa.

Plevneliev has also congratulated Radev on his election. The two have agreed to cooperate on the presidential transition.

"We have not discussed names for an interim government with Plevneliev at this meeting," 24 Chasa quotes Radev as telling reporters outside the Presidency.

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