Sotir Tsatsarov

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor Met with EC First Vice-President Timmermans

The topic of the underpriced apartments acquired by high-ranking Bulgarian officials was a subject of the talks in Brussels on 15th of April between Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and First Vice-President of the European Commission (EC), Frans Timmermans. The two discussed the progress of the judicial reform and the issues that were still in the process of resolution.

EC: The Important Thing is That With the Bulgarian Authorities We Are Conducting a Constructive Conversation on the Implementation of the Recommendations

European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said today that the commission is conducting a constructive conversation with the Bulgarian authorities on the implementation of the recommendations on the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism.

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Orders New Checks into Property Acquisitions by Top Officials

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov has ordered checks into property acquisitions by the Head of the anti-corruption commission, Plamen Georgiev, the son of the National Investigation Service director Borislav Sarafov and the wife of Supreme Court of Cassation head Lozan Panov, reports BNT. 

The Man Who Killed 49 People in New Zealand Has Been in Bulgaria in 2018

The man who killed 49 people today in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was in Bulgaria at the end of last year.

This was announced by the Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov after a meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, which was attended by Deputy Prime Ministers Ekaterina Zaharieva, Krassimir Karakachanov, Interior Minister Mladen Marinov and heads of Special Services

Bulgaria Freezes Bank Accounts That Received Money From Venezuela's Oil Company

Officials in Bulgaria say they have frozen several bank accounts that received millions of euros transferred from Venezuela's state-owned oil company, thenewstribune.com writes. 

Chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov said Wednesday that the money was meant to be eventually sent to accounts abroad.

The Guardian: UK and Bulgaria Investigate 2015 Poisoning of Bulgarian Arms Dealer

Britain and Bulgaria are jointly investigating the 2015 poisoning of a Bulgarian arms dealer to determine whether it involved novichok, the nerve agent used in the poisoning of Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury last year, the Guardian writes. 

Bulgaria and Britain Will Jointly Investigate the Case of Gebrev

British and Bulgarian officials will jointly investigate whether there is a link between the poisoning of Russian spy Sergei Scripal in Salisbury and Bulgarian businessman Emilian Gebrev in Sofia. This was made clear after a meeting of British Ambassador Emma Hopkins with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Interior Minister Mladen Marinov.

Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor and Interior Minister are on a Visit to Abu Dhabi

The visit of Bulgaria's Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov and Interior Minister Mladen Marinov to Abu Dhabi continues on 5th of February, reports BNT. 

They are there at the invitation of the UAE Attorney General Dr Hamad Al Shamsi. The main topics of the talks are cooperation in penal criminal matters and the fight against organised crime and terrorism.

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