Kiril Petkov

Former PM Petkov: We are Starting the Great Unification of Democratic Communities

"Today you will see the first step of a process called the unification of good forces. All democratic communities, parties, people with causes, with the idea of Bulgaria being a prosperous country, we are starting the great unification." This was said by the leader of "We Continue the Change" Kiril Petkov.

Kiril Petkov: In this Parliament, "We Continue the Change" will be a Constructive, Predictable Opposition

"In this parliament, 'We continue the change' will resume its work from where it was stopped, as a constructive, predictable opposition," WCC co-chairman Kiril Petkov said from the parliamentary rostrum.

According to him, "the party will be guided by two principles in order to fulfill our pre-election promises".

Bulgaria’s Interim Govt Blocks Gas Link With Greece

Workers at the construction site of the interconnected IGB gas transmission pipeline, starting at Komotini, Greece and ending at Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, March 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/DIMITRIS TOSIDIS.

Issues have arisen over the certification of the project, which prompted interim Energy Minister Rosen Hristov, who is yet to publicly comment on the matter, to block the process. 

Ex-PM Borissov: Quick Elections, the Bulgarian State has Collapsed

"There should be peace, understanding and tolerance. The election is only one day away. Elections pass, but we continue to live together. Partners are found in life, in the field, during elections." This was stated by former Prime Minister and current leader of GERB, Boyko Borissov.

Borissov commented on whether he would support an expert government.

Candidate for Bulgarian PM: We will Return the Mandate to the President Unfulfilled

At 5:00 p.m., President Rumen Radev will receive the candidate for Prime Minister, nominated by the largest parliamentary group in the 47th National Assembly, Asen Vassilev, to whom, according to the constitutional procedure, he handed over the first exploratory mandate to form a government within the current parliament.

Bulgaria Risks More Instability as New Coalition Talks Fail

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov arrives for the European Council Summit in Brussels, Belgium, 24 March 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/JULIEN WARNAND

"We can't find 121 MPs who are not afraid", Petkov told the media, referring to the number needed for a majority in parliament, and the influence that criminal structures allegedly have on parliament.

Construction Works on the Greece-Bulgaria Interconnector have been Completed

Resigned Prime Minister Kiril Petkov will be on a one-day visit to Greece, where, at the invitation of Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, he will participate in the official ceremony marking the completion of the construction of the Greece-Bulgaria Intersystem Gas Connection (IGB).