Krasimir Karakachanov

Novinite's Personalities in the News: One Week to Go

Only a week remains for readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) to select the "Personalities in the News" for 2016.

Don't miss the opportunity to make your voice heard about the individuals who made the Bulgaria-related news headlines over the past year by choosing the personalities in politics, business and diplomacy.

Novinite's Personalities in the News Poll Closes in Two Weeks

Nearly a fortnight remains for readers of Bulgaria's largest English-language news website Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) to select the "Personalities in the News" for 2016.

Don't miss the opportunity to make your voice heard about the individuals who made the Bulgaria-related news headlines over the past year by choosing the personalities in politics, business and diplomacy.

'No Division' among Bulgarian Nationalists, Leader Says

Patriotic Front (PF) co-leader Krasimir Karakachanov has downplayed any division existing between the two main parties within the nationalist alliance or among other of its parties.

In an interview with public broadcaster BNT, Karakachanov has blamed "hybrid warfare" for the reports he is increasingly at odds with Valeri Simeonov, the chairman of NFSB party and also PF co-leader.

Nationalist Head Warns of 'External Pressure' on Bulgaria amid Effort to Form Govt

External pressure is probably being applied on Bulgaria to avoid the formation of a nationalist-led cabinet, Patriotic Front co-leader Krasimir Karakachanov has said.

In an interview with private bTV broadcaster, he has pointed to the PF's desire to change relations with the EU as the main reason for non-Bulgarian actors to work against a possible cabinet composed by his coalition.

Bulgaria's President-Elect Declines Security Council Invitation

Bulgarian President-elect has turned down the invitation by incumbent Rosen Plevneliev to take part in the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) taking place on Tuesday.

Rumen Radev, who won the presidential election earlier this month, has said he cannot attend the council before having assumed his duties.

Bulgaria's Patriotic Front Ready To Form Cabinet, Govern Till End of Mandate

"We are ready to take over the government of the country. If there is agreement and readiness for an expert cabinet, the Patriotic Front is prepared to accept the mandate," stated the chairman of VMRO Krasimir Karakachanov after coming out of the Presidency.

The consultations between the Patriotic Front and President Plevneliev were the longest so far - a full hour and a half.

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