An Ankara prosecutor has called former chief of general staff, İlker Başbuğ, to testify over his indirect accusation against some ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lawmakers that they had initiated a legal amendment that paved the way for special authorized courts to prosecute military personnel in 2009.
President Rumen Radev called on MPs to donate their March salaries for the fight against the coronavirus, and provoked the reaction of government representatives with his comments in connection with the measures during the state of emergency.
The head of state warned that the measures to protect the country from socio-economic catastrophe are not taken at the appropriate time.
Under conditions of crisis, European solidarity should not remain only in words. The quick coping with the situation created by the coronavirus in Europe requires that the European institutions and member states should pool joint efforts. This was the common stance adopted by the Presidents of Bulgaria and Portugal, Rumen Radev and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who held a telephone conversation.