Kiril Petkov

Bulgaria: The Regular Session of Parliament failed after 3 Unsuccessful Quorum Attempts

The regular sitting of the National Assembly failed after three unsuccessful attempts to establish a quorum in the plenary hall.

The three attempts proved unsuccessful after the deputies from GERB-SDS, DPS, "There Is Such a People" and "Vazrazhdane" did not enter the plenary hall for registration.

Bulgarian PM: 4 People including the Russian Ambassador are the Reason for this Vote of No Confidence

"The real reason for this vote of no confidence is four people". This was stated by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov during the debate on the vote of no confidence in the plenary hall.

He got into a verbal dispute with the chairman of the Parliamentary Group of "There Is Such a People" Toshko Yordanov.

Bulgaria: Gendarmerie around Parliament for Today’s No Confidence Vote Debate

With reinforced security and gendarmerie with heavy equipment in the National Assembly, the debates on the requested vote of no confidence in the government of Kiril Petkov began.

The perimeter of the fences has been extended to St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Bulgarian PM Petkov sees a Possibility of a Different Prime Minister from his Party

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov commented on BNT on the hottest topic in the political sphere in Bulgaria - the upcoming vote of no confidence in the government.

"I would not say that we should talk about failure. This is a continuation of a change that began last year and it is very difficult," he said.

Tensions after Last Night’s Protest over the Removal of Nikola Minchev

Protest in support of the removed chairman of the National Assembly Nikola Minchev last night in front of the parliament. The dissatisfaction was entitled "The Mafia removed  Nikola Minchev." Nikola Minchev, Kiril Petkov and representatives of BSP joined the protesters.

Bulgarian PM: The Topic of North Macedonia is a Distraction. Don't get caught in it!

"The topic of North Macedonia was brought up today to distract attention. The news of the day is that the Interdepartmental Commission of the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works discovered illegal constructions worth BGN 2.5 billion, and this money had to be paid through the budget increase requested by the regional ministry."