Mariya Gabriel

Transition of Power: Mariya Gabriel Hands Foreign Minister Post to Stefan Dimitrov

Mariya Gabriel, the former Foreign Minister, has passed on her duties to Stefan Dimitrov. This transition marks the only change in the caretaker cabinet composition, as announced by Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev during the ministerial presentation.

Bulgaria Unveils Ambitious Foreign Policy Strategy for 2024-2030

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mariya Gabriel has unveiled Bulgaria's inaugural draft of its foreign policy strategy for the years 2024-2030, marking a significant milestone in the country's diplomatic endeavors. The strategy, a first of its kind in Bulgaria's history, encompasses a range of priorities aimed at bolstering the nation's role on the global stage.

Bulgaria's Cardiovascular Crisis: Deputy PM Urges Action

Bulgaria is grappling with a staggering burden of cardiovascular diseases, with more than 6 million new cases and over 1.8 million deaths reported annually, according to the Bulgarian news agency BTA. Outgoing Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel sounded the alarm on this pressing health crisis during a dedicated conference on cardiovascular health in Europe.

Snap Elections On The Horizon: How Did We Get Here?

Today, "We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) proposed the implementation of the second mandate with a prime minister from GERB, along with signing an agreement on reforms in the judicial system, security services, and regulators. However, Boyko Borissov's party (GERB) rejected this proposal.

Bulgarian National Assembly Declares First Mandate Unsuccessful - Will there be a Second?

Today, the Bulgarian National Assembly has voted to end the first mandate aimed at forming a government with Prime Minister candidate Mariya Gabriel. The decision, reached after only one hour of debates where representatives from GERB and DPS abstained, signals the conclusion of the initial phase of government formation efforts.

Kiril Petkov and WCC-DB Take Responsibility for Second Term Negotiations

Kiril Petkov, co-chairman of "We Continue the Change," has asserted the coalition's readiness to take responsibility for navigating the second mandate to form a government. Ahead of a pivotal meeting of the "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) parliamentary group, Petkov addressed the media, outlining the coalition's stance on ongoing negotiations.