Bulgarian Agrarian National Union

Agrarian Union Rejects Leadership's Attempt to Resign

Bulgarian Agrarian National Union (BANU) Chairman and former defence minister Nikolay Nenchev and the entire party leadership tendered their resignations on Sunday but the BANU Governing Council turned them down, BNR said.

 The party adopted a declaration calling on the democratic community to unite and slamming what they see as a "retaliatory policy" of the caretaker government.

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Nikolay Nenchev, who took over as Bulgaria's Defense Minister on Friday, said he had observed many instances of wrongdoings at his institution.

On Sunday he voiced his concerns that, according to estimates he has been made familiar with, about BGN 2 B have been drained out "somewhere" within ten years.

Nikolai Nenchev – Minister of Defence (RB)

He has masters degrees in law and political science. Nenchev has taught in the New Bulgarian University, Sofia.

Nenchev is deputy chair of the "European Integration" association and coordinator of the programme for trans-border cooperation and European integration for South Eastern Europe.

He was the head of staff of Vice President Todor Kavaldzhiev.