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2014EP Low turnout at polling station at Romanian Embassy in Sofia

AGERPRES correspondent Ivan Radev reports: The turnout at the polling station opened at the Romanian Embassy in Sofia - the only where Romanian nationals on the territory of Bulgaria can exercise their right to vote in the 2014 European elections - remains low.

Bulgarians Living Abroad Vote at 168 Polling Stations

As Bulgarians are voting in the European Parliament elections on Sunday, the first overseas polling station to open was the one in Tokyo.

At 5 am EET on Sunday, the polling stations in Russia, Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates opened, according to reports of news.bg.

2014EP Traian Basescu: I have voted for a new political party

President Traian Basescu stated that he voted for a new political party he hoped to continue with the process of reform of the state and advised those who didn't have a political option to show up at the polling stations anyway, even if it would be just to cancel their ballot, since a good turnout will still prove that Romanians are interested in the EU.

2014EP Daciana Sarbu: I voted with conviction that wonderful things ca be done for Romania

MEP Daciana Sarbu voted on Sunday at School No. 17 in Bucharest, along with Prime Minister Victor Ponta and their daughter Irina.

"I have voted with the conviction that wonderful things can be done for our country," said Daciana Sarbu, adding that she hoped as many people as possible would turn out to elect their representatives in the EP.

UPDATE 2014EP PM Ponta: 2014 is the year of all changes

Prime Minister Victor Ponta cast his vote in the elections to the European Parliament at Elementary School No 17 of Bucharest, on Sunday, accompanied by wife Daciana Sarbu and daughter Irina.

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