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Bulgarian TV Host-Turned-Politician Hints at Presidential Run

Slavi Trifonov in his talk show during a broadcast on May 18, 2020. YouTube still from 7/8 TV.

Slavi Trifonov, a popular former talk show host and singer and political newcomer, on Monday, hinted that he might run directly for the post of Prime Minister, or take part in the Presidential elections due later this year.

Rumyana Bachvarova, Deputy PM for Coalition Policy (GERB)

Rumyana Bachvarova will be deputy prime minister in charge of coalition policy and state administration in the coalition government led by Boyko Borisov that was unveiled on Thursday.

She was member of GERB's team of negotiators who held talks over forging a coalition government with other parties represented in Parliament following inconclusive October 5 early elections.