Ministry of the Interior

Police disprove alleged break-in at Interior Ministry; Kerameus seeks case file access

Interior Minister Niki Kerameos has requested access to the case file regarding the alleged break-in at the Elections Directorate of the Interior Ministry, aiming to determine if disciplinary measures are warranted. This comes after police confirmed on Monday that no trespass or violation occurred within the directorate's computer files.

Interior Ministry implements cuts in number of security personnel, vehicles

As part of cost-saving measures implemented in the ministries and other official institutions, 69 police officers responsible for the protection of senior officials in the Interior Ministry have been relieved of their duties, and two security vehicles assigned to Minister Ali Yerlikaya have been withdrawn.

Interior Ministry's Secretary General Zhivko Kotsev Resigns

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry announced on Thursday that Chief Commissioner Zhivko Kotsev, who serves as the Secretary General of the ministry, has submitted his resignation.

The 52-year-old Kotsev was appointed to this post on September 8 last year at the proposal of the Council of Ministers. He was the director of the regional directorate of the Ministry of the Interior-Sofia.