"Free, honest and transparent elections are one of the biggest conquests of democracy and we have to stand up for every vote, and there should be no doubt about the transparency and honesty of the forthcoming vote for the representatives of Bulgaria in the European Parliament." This was stated by President Rumen Radev at his meeting with the leadership of the new composition of the Central Elec
President Rumen Radev has set up a strategic council, an advisory body to the president tasked with drawing up strategic documents, positions, opinions, analyses, etc., the presidential press office said. The council will be chaired by Ivo Hristov, Chief of the Cabinet to the President, while deputy chairperson will be Nevin Feti, presidential adviser on legal affairs.
The Committee on Legal Affairs will consider President Rumen Radev's veto on some of the latest amendments to the Electoral Code, according to the agenda for its meeting today. According to President Radev, the amendments undermine the mechanisms that ensure fair elections. He vetoed the higher threshold for preferential voting and the limitation of machine voting.
At 12.05, President Rumen Radev will make a statement for the media on the occasion of the amendments adopted by the National Assembly in the election legislation. It is expected to be clear whether the head of state will veto the changes in the Electoral Code.
You can watch the President's statement and online HERE.