Mihail Mikov

Bulgaria's BSP Leader Visits Russia, to Discuss Bilateral Relations

The opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) announced that, starting from Monday, its leader Mihail Mikov is on an official visit to Russia, but the reason for his visit remains undisclosed.

Mikov is to meet Chairman of the State Duma Sergey Naryshkin as well as the leader of the social-democratic party A Just Russia Sergey Mironov on Tuesday, the party's press office informs.

Opposition BSP Calls on Bulgarian President to Impose Veto on New Debt

The leader of opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Mihail Mikov requested in a letter to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev to impose a veto on the issue of the new BGN 16 B debt.

Mikov warned that in case Plevneliev does not veto the debt, his party will appeal to the Constitutional Court, daily Dnevnik repots.

Bulgarian MPs Are to Hold Extraordinary Parliamentary Control

The Bulgarian MPs are to hold an extraordinary sitting on February 17, the majority of which will be dedicated to parliamentary control.

Last week, the oppositional Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and Ataka parties accused the Speaker of Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva of sparing ministers from parliamentary control.

Bulgaria Opposition Socialists Demand Resignation of Environment Minister

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva over damages caused by torrential rains in recent days.

According to opposition Socialists, the resignation was the least that could be demanded, but the ultimate responsibility rested with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, Darik radio reports.

Bulgarian Socialist Party 'Ready to Seek Alliance' with President Parvanov's ABV

The Bulgarian Socialist Party is ready to join a "grand coalition" including all parties to the left, a socialist lawmaker has said.

Maya Manolova, who was at the spearhead of the formerly ruling BSP's legislative moves in the previous Parliament, is now known for her dissension with some of her party's main policy lines.

Bulgaria's Socialist Party Demands Cancellation of Sanctions against Russia

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) demands that Bulgaria initiates the cancellation of the EU sanctions against Russia, said the party press office.

The BSP parliamentary group tabled in the National Assembly a draft proposal on the need of reconsideration of the EU policies on sanctions against Russia.

Bulgarian Socialist Party Reshuffles its Executive Bureau

Dimitar Dabov, Evgeni Uzunov, and Angel Naydenov have been removed from the Executive Bureau of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) at the proposal of BSP Chair Mihail Mikov.

During a Friday sitting of the National Council of BSP, the governing body of the party was downsized from 21 to 18 members.

Bulgaria's Socialists to Be Fierce Opposition in Parliament - BSP Chair

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) will vote against the new center-right government on Friday, the party's head Mihail Mikov said in Parliament.

His comments came ahead of the lawmakers' move to vote on the cabinet lineup announced the previous day by Prime Minister candidate and conservative GERB's leader Boyko Borisov.