Danail Kirilov

Ministry of Justice Asked the UAE for the Extradition of Vasil Bozhkov

On February 15, 2020, the Ministry of Justice sent the request of the Prosecutor General for the extradition of Vasil Bozhkov to the Bulgarian Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The documents translated into Arabic were also sent.

The letter of Minister Danail Kirilov to the UAE Minister of Justice and the extradition documents will be transmitted through diplomatic channels.

The Supreme Judicial Council Approved Ivan Geshev as Attorney General

The Supreme Judicial Council approved the nomination of Ivan Geshev as the next Attorney General. Twenty members of the Supreme Judicial Council voted in favour, four were against.

After the vote, Ivan Geshev was brief in his speech and thanked those who voted for him.

With 24 votes in favour, the SJC proposes to the President to issue a decree appointing Ivan Geshev.

The Escaped Prisoners from the Prison in Stara Zagora are Moldovan Citizens

The escaped prisoners in Stara Zagora are Moldovan citizens, BGNES reported.

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

The Ministry of Justice announced that at the Stara Zagora Prison Hostel at the Stara Zagora Prison, the members of the security guards found that two prisoners had escaped by overcoming a security facility.

Bulgarian Government Assigned Deputy PM Donchev to Plan and Coordinate Local Elections

Bulgaria's government on August 8 approved a decision on the planning and conduct of the upcoming elections for municipal councilors and mayors on October 27. Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev was assigned to be in charge of the preparation and organization of the local government elections, reports BNT. 

The Justice Ministry Will Fight the Domestic Violence in Bulgaria with BGN 450,000

Money will be used to finance three priority targets to prevent domestic violence against both women and men.

The Ministry of Justice has allocated BGN 450,000 for programs to prevent domestic violence against both women and men in 2019. This was announced by Justice Minister Danail Kirilov.

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev will Meet with the SJC Representative

President Rumen Radev will talk to the representative of the Supreme Judicial Council Boyan Magdalinchev.

The conversation is part of a series of meetings that the head of state has initiated in connection with the selection criteria and the powers of the next Chief Prosecutor.