New ministers in caretaker government announced ahead of June 25 elections
The list of caretaker government ministers set to assume leadership for a month leading up to the second round of elections on June 25 was officially announced on Thursday.
The New Cabinet: "There Is Such a People" will Not Spare any Bad News for the Cabinet
"Today we are electing a government that will have the difficult task of bringing Bulgaria out of severe crises. We understand the responsibility and will share it. Today is the end of time for slogans and empty promises," the chairman of the parliamentary group of "There Is Such a People" Victoria Vasileva said.
The New Cabinet: Hristo Ivanov Urged Ivan Geshev to Resign
"Judicial reform begins with the need for an accountable Attorney General, ie with your resignation, Mr. Geshev," said Democratic Bulgaria co-chair Hristo Ivanov from the parliamentary rostrum. The National Assembly also included the Prosecutor General, whom the MP called for resigning.
The New Cabinet: "Vazrazhdane" will Not Support the "Petkov" Cabinet
The parliamentary group of "Vazrazhdane" will not support the draft cabinet "Petkov", because according to its leader Kostadin Kostadinov the policies are a continuation of the GERB government, and the impression was that it the cabinet was created in foreign embassies
The New Cabinet: Ninova promised that Instead of a Sole Power Figure there will be Institutions
Bulgarian Socialist Party leader and deputy prime minister-designate Kornelia Ninova has announced that her party will be the guarantor of social policies in the new government. She chose some of the measures that are being adopted - to have free kindergartens for all children, to have no pensioners below the poverty line, to reduce imports in favor of Bulgarian agriculture.
The New Cabinet: Former Rapper Itzo Hazarta received Threats because he Supports Kiril Petkov
For the first time, Hristo Petrov from "We Continue the Change", who is known as the rapper Itzo Hazarta (Itzo The Gambler), spoke from the parliamentary rostrum. He told how Kiril Petkov invited him as a candidate for deputy, after which he asked people from political circles why he should not trust him.
LIVE: From Hospital Bed Borissov Named His Cabinet Members
"In the 45th National Assembly GERB is the first political force. To keep peace in the country, I'm not going to be prime minister. Daniel Mitov was foreign minister - the most important post after the prime minister.