Bulgarian presidential election

Bulgaria to Host the Three Seas initiative Summit

At the proposal of President Rumen Radev Bulgaria will host the sixth summit of the Three Seas Regional Initiative, which brings together 12 EU member states, located between the Adriatic, Baltic and Black seas and which is actively supported by the US. The Bulgarian Head of State invited the US President to participate in the forum at the NATO summit in London.

President Convenes Consultative Meeting on Relations with Northern Macedonia

President Rumen Radev convenes a consultative meeting to discuss the results of the work of the Joint Committee on Historical and Educational Affairs between Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia.

Prior to the invitation to Skopje to begin EU membership talks, the head of state requested that Bulgarian support should not be at the expense of native history, language and identity.

GERB Signed an Agreement with the UDF For General Participation in the Local Elections

The Prime Minister and GERB leader Boyko Borissov signed a pre-election agreement for general participation in the local elections with the Union of Democratic Forces. This happened at the GERB headquarters at an event for which no media was invited. The signing of the agreement took place in the presence of Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova.

Boyko Borissov Continues to Be the Most Approved Party Leader in Bulgaria

The share of Bulgarians who believe that the government will finish its full mandate is increasing. This shows the results of a Trend research study ordered by "24 hours". According to the data, the most approved party leader in Bulgaria remains the Prime Minister and Chairman of GERB Boyko Borissov.

Bulgarian President Schedules Elections for Municipal Councillors and Mayors for 27 October

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has issued a decree scheduling the election for municipal councillors and mayors for 27 October 2019, said the presidential press office. The decree of the head of state is based on Art. 98, Item 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria in connection with Art. 4, Para 1 of the Electoral Code.

Dessislava Ahladova Appointed Acting Minister of Justice of Bulgaria

Deputy Minister of Justice Desislava Ahladova on 25th of March was appointed as temporary acting Minister of Justice. She will replace Tsetska Tsacheva, who resigned on Saturday, reports BNT. 

Ahladova will remain in office until the Parliament votes the resignation of Tsetska Tsacheva and the cabinet nominates a new minister of justice.

Bulgarian Parliament Rejected the Presidential Veto on Changes to the Electoral Code

Bulgarian MPs as expected rejected the veto of President Rumen Radev on the controversial changes in the Electoral Code. The law will be sent to the President for promulgation in the State Gazette within seven days, National Assembly President Tsveta Karayancheva announced.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is on a Working Visit to Bulgaria

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is on a working visit to Bulgaria, reported the Bulgarian National Television. He is here at the invitation of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov.

Last night they talked during an official dinner. Security and stability co-operation in the Western Balkans and the region will be discussed at a meeting of four eyes two.

The Bulgarian President Vetoed the Changes in the Electoral Code

President Rumen Radev announced that he vetoed the changes in the Electoral Code and returned the bill for a new discussion in the National Assembly, reports Darik. 

Apart from the changes in the preferences that put the party's will over voters, there are other problems in the adopted changes, Radev says.