Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria

Rejection of Borisov as Bulgaria PM 'Wrong' - Reformist Bloc

Radan Kanev, one of the Reformist Bloc's leaders, admitted that its attempt to set out conditions about who will be Prime Minister in the next government was a mistake.

The right-wing coalition is now determined not to enter any talks about specific names to join the cabinet prior to an agreement on future cabinet's program, Kanev told Darik Radio.

Reformists Ready to Support Coalition with GERB 'Under Certain Conditions'

Bulgaria needs a coalition cabinet based on a written agreement and not the minority government that GERB proposes, a Reformist Bloc member said on Friday.

A minority cabinet, what virtually was "the one of [former PM] Plamen Oresharski," will be "unsuccessful" in times of crisis, Former Union of Democratic Forces (SDS) Chairman Martin Dimitrov told the Bulgarian National Television.

DPS Leading in Bulgarian Expat Vote as 100% of Ballots Are Processed

All votes have been processed as of 6.30 PM on Monday, the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) announced a day after Bulgaria's early elections were held.

Results show GERB leads with 32.67%. Second comes the Socialist party (BSP) with 15.40%, followed by the DPS - 14.84% - and the Reformist bloc - 8.89%.

GERB to Seek Support from Reformist Bloc, Patriotic Front

Bulgaria's GERB party will seek backing from the Reformist Bloc and possibly the nationalist Patriotic Front to form a governing coalition, a leading GERB member said on Monday.

"We must seek support for our centre-right programme," GERB executive committee member Rumyana Bachvarova told Nova TV station.