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Bulgaria Opposition Receives Mandate as Coalition Talks Stall

Kiril Petkov speaks to media as he arrives for an EU-Western Balkans leaders' meeting in Brussels, 23 June 2022.  Photo: EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

A week ago, the reformist party and ex-PM Boyko Borissov's GERB hatched an unexpected deal to form an 18-month cabinet, first headed by the WCC's Nickolay Denkov for nine months and then by GERB's Mariya Gabriel.

Parliamentary results expected on May 30

The final results of the parliamentary elections held on May 14 will be announced on May 30 at the latest, according to Supreme Election Council (YSK) head Ahmet Yener.

"The appeal files that have reached the [Supreme Election] council will be discussed today, and depending on their fate, the parliamentary results will be known today or tomorrow," YSK head Ahmet Yener said on May 29.

Vucevic: SNS policy will not change

KRAGUJEVAC - The policy of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) will not change, and it will remain an engine of Serbia's development, new SNS leader Milos Vucevic said after Saturday's extraordinary SNS Assembly session in Kragujevac, at which he was elected party president.

Vucevic succeeded Aleksandar Vucic, who stepped down from the post.

"Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria": We will make every Possible Effort to broadcast a Regular Cabinet

"The national leadership of 'Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria' (DSB) reaffirms its decision to support the PP-DB candidate for Prime Minister - Academician Nikolay Denkov. We believe that there is no change in the political analysis that led to our support for him and the management formula that was achieved.

Erdoğan secures another 5-year term in Türkiye’s runoff polls

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan headed for victory in the presidential runoff election on May 28, securing another five-year term in the presidency.

Erdoğan is reelected Türkiye's president in the runoff election with 52.14 percent of the votes according to unofficial results, Supreme Election Council (YSK) Chair Ahmet Yener announced.