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President Radev: Bulgaria Needs Guaranties for Socially Acceptable Green Deal

In Brussels Bulgarian President Radev shared his thoughts on one of the main topics of the European Council - EU Green Deal.

The sharp increase in the ambitions of the European Union to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 55% by 2030 puts Bulgaria in a difficult position.

Breaking News: Bulgaria’s President Will Hand Third Cabinet-Forming Mandate to BSP

President Rumen Radev will service the third exploratory mandate for the formation of a government to the prime minister designated by the third largest parliamentary group in the 45th National Assembly - BSP for Bulgaria. This will happen on May 5, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at the President's Office.

Bulgaria: Chances to Form Viable Government Are Not So Small – President’s Advisor

The personality profile of the future prime minister depends on the profile of the government, but in any case this person should be an antipode of Borissov. The new Prime Minister must be an intelligent, educated man who can watch his language and work to the public benefit. To be anti-Borisov, not in the sense of chasing Borisov away, but to work and behave in a different way.

British Royal Family Morns Prince Philip at His Funeral

The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral took place at St George's Chapel, with the Dean of Windsor paying tribute to Prince Philip's "unwavering loyalty to the Queen" and "service to the nation".

The congregation were wearing masks and socially distancing in line with Covid rules, with the Queen seated alone.

LIVE: President Radev’s First Address to New Lawmakers

President Rumen Radev made his first address to the newly elected Members of Parliament from the grandstand of the 45th National Assembly:

"For many of you here, this is the first elected office. You will always find someone who will rebuke you for your lack of experience. I have heard it at the beginning, I hear it now," the head of state said.

Bulgaria: State Gazette Published Official Vote Results, 45th National Assembly’s First Session Scheduled for April 15

The decisions of the Central Election Commission (CEC) announcing the results of the vote, the allocation of seats in the 45th National Assembly and the names of elected MPs are published in today's 30th issue of the State Gazette.

World leaders remember Prince Philip

Current and former world leaders joined a chorus of condolences from around the world following the death of Prince Philip on April 9 at the age of 99.

Here are some reactions:

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed Philip's "extraordinary life", sending his condolences to Queen Elizabeth after her husband's death was announced.