Ivan Geshev

Caretaker PM Yanev: I Could Agree to Become Elected PM but Not at All Costs

"I could be prime minister in a regular cabinet, but not at any cost," Prime Minister Stefan Yanev told BTV.

He clarified that so far no such talks have been held with him.

"If such an invitation arrives, it must be based on priorities, visions, a program and a coalition that will nominate a government," Yanev added.

Caretaker PM Yanev: Bulgaria Needs Substantive Judicial Reform

The Bulgarians want to see a substantive judicial reform, not just something to report abroad, said the caretaker Prime Minister.

The public's sense of justice, which is upheld by the judiciary, must be restored.

"This involves a much broader range of issues," including the new parliament, he said.

Caretaker Justice Minister Demands Resignation of Ivan Geshev,

The caretaker Minister of Justice Yanaki Stoilov has submitted to the Supreme Judicial Council a request for opening a procedure for early termination of the powers of Bulgaria's Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev, accroding to BNR reporter Silvia Velikova.  The request is in connection with a report by the caretaker Minister of Interior on violations committed by the Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev

Bulgarian CEC Removed Immunity of MP Candidate Allegedly Involved in Vote-buying

Bulgaria's Central Election Commission (CEC) on July 7 decided to remove the immunity of the candidate MP, Tsvetelin Georgiev, from "Stand Up! Thugs Out!". The decision is published on the CEC's website.

Earlier today, Chief Prosecutor, Ivan Geshev, asked the immunity of the candidate MP to be canceled because of alleged involvement in vote-buying in a village in Bourgas district.

Prosecutor-General Geshev Called Caretaker PM Yanev and Chairwoman of CEC

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev spoke on the phone with caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Yanev and the Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission Kamelia Neykova.

During the calls he confirmed the commitment of the Prosecutor's Office for active interaction between all responsible institutions to ensure the conduct of fair and transparent elections.

Amid Protests Supreme Judicial Council Elected Only Candidate for Head of Specialized Prosecution

Desptie a protest in front of the building of the Supreme Judicial Council, its prosecutors' board today unanimously elected a new head of the specialized prosecutors' office, and the only candidate for the post - Valentina Madzharova.

7 members of the prosecutors' board in the SJC voted "yes", none was against.

Caretaker Interior Minister: Top Prosecutor Covers up for Corrupt Politicians, Magistrates in Bulgaria

Bulgarian caretaker interior minister Boyko Rashkov accused on Sunday the prosecution of keeping secret a list of 38 magistrates and politicians who own undeclared property abroad.

The list was made back in 2019 when the Bulgarian authorities asked foreign countries to inform them of the property owned by Bulgarian nationals.