Ivan Geshev

The EC and the European Chief Prosecutor Condemned the Assassination Attempt against Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General

The European Commission and the European Chief Prosecutor Laura Kovesi condemned the attempted assassination of Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev. The two institutions expect the Bulgarian authorities to take all necessary measures and investigate the case and bring the guilty to justice.

Bulgaria: There are Suspects for the Assassination Attempt against the Chief Prosecutor

"There are suspects in the attempted assassination of the Prosecutor General". This was announced by acting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Internal Affairs Ivan Demerdzhiev at a briefing in the Council of Ministers, where a meeting of Prime Minister Galab Donev with representatives of the security services was held. However, he refused to give details.

Bomb Attack on Bulgarian Prosecutor Triggers Security Fears and Suspicions

Ivan Geshev, General Prosecutor of Bulgaria. Photo: Office of the Prosecutor General.

Authorities have described the blast, which happened as Geshev's vehicle was slowing down on a highway near the town of Samokov on Monday, as intended to kill the top prosecutor.

Geshev was travelling with his wife and children but no one in the car was injured.

The Perpetrators of the Assassination Attempt against the Bulgarian Prosecutor General had a Plan B for his Murder

At the time of the assassination attempt against the Prosecutor General, he was not traveling with his family, as was initially claimed, Nova TV reported.

The blast was aimed so that if the car's armor survived, the shock wave would move the car several meters to the side and it would fall into the ravine.

After the Incident with the Bulgarian Prosecutor General: Is there a Political Connection?

Although less than 24 hours have passed since the accident involving the motorcade of the chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev, the investigation into the case is at a very advanced stage. This was understood from a statement by the Deputy Director of the National Investigation Service, Yasen Todorov, to the National Television.

Assassination Attempt against the Bulgarian Prosecutor General (OVERVIEW)

An accident with the motorcade of the chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev occurred on the road between Sofia and Samokov. According to information from the National Television, the chief prosecutor was supposed to travel to Turkey. Before leaving, he decided to go to a meeting with junior prosecutors in the Samokov region.

The Chief Prosecutors of Bulgaria and Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Cooperation

A memorandum of understanding and cooperation between the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Bulgaria and the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine was signed in Kyiv by the chief prosecutors of both countries, Ivan Geshev and Andriy Kostin. This was announced by the press center of the prosecutor's office.

Bulgarian Banker Tzvetan Vassilev has been declared Internationally Wanted again

The Bulgarian banker Tzvetan Vassilev has again been declared an internationally wanted man. According to information from the National Radio, a European Arrest Warrant was issued for him last week, and since this week he has been submitted for search by Interpol. The reason is a new investigation against him, which the Sofia City Prosecutor's Office is working on.

Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General appealed to the Council of Europe regarding the NEXO Case

The Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev sent letters to the General Secretariat of the Council of Europe, the European Committee on Crime Problems, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and the President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola about difficulties encountered with the application of the European Convention on the extradition of Bulgarian citizens from Republ