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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided information about 13 Bulgarian citizens who managed to evacuate from Afghanistan. Five of them are already in Dubai (UAE), and another 8 Bulgarians have landed in Doha (Qatar) after a flight from Kabul. The second group of compatriots worked in Afghanistan for the EU Permanent Representation.
According to DB's Hristo Ivanov, without the participation of "There Is Such a People", new elections will definitely take place.
"We are in opposition because all parties have refused to support us," said Toshko Yordanov, chairman of the parliamentary group of "There Is Such a People" on the sidelines of the National Assembly.
In a parliamentary declaration, the "There is Such a People" party (TISP) accused the representatives of the so-called "parties of the protest" - "Democratic Bulgaria", "Stand up BG! We are coming!", as well as the BSP ofhypocrisy, lack of parliamentarianism and craving for cabinet posts during the negotiationson forming a government with the mandate of TISP.
The refugee centres in Bulgaria still have available capacity, but are filling up quickly. This was announced by Defense Minister Georgi Panayotov, referring to the information he has from the Advisory Council on National Security under the President He admitted that if the refugee wave escalates - new centres may need to be opened, but that has not yet happened.
The leader of There is Such a People (TISP), Slavi Trifonov, Saturday reiterated on Bulgarian National Radio that his party will not support a government on the third cabinet-forming mandate, which under the Constitution President Rumen Radev has to hand either to the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, Democratic Bulgaria or Rise Up BG! Here We Come!
I plan to hold consultations with the parties, Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev said on August 13 during his visit to the Border Police Coordination Centre in Elhovo. It became clear from his words that he has not yet made a final decision on when and to which political force he would hand over the third mandate to form a government.
As of Wednesday, 18 August, the Republic of Malta, the Principality of Monaco and the Principality of Andorra will leave the "red zone" and be included in the list of "orange zone" countries. This is done with a change in the list of countries by color zones, according to which the order of entry into Bulgaria is determined, the Ministry of Health announced.
Bulgaria's caretaker Premier Stefan Yanev called on the MPs to amend the state budget, in order to meet the challenges related to the new Covid-19 wave and avoid social tension later in the autumn. "We are witnessing a complicated situation in Bulgaria's political life. All this leads to instability and unpredictability in this country's political environment", noted Premier Yanev.