President Radev Declared He Will Run for Second Term
After presenting a review of what has been done, Radev read his message "for a new Bulgaria" and said that he and Yotova will run for presidency again, and how they will do it will "be clear within the term established by the law".
Bulgarian Business Community: We Want to Work Not to Receive Aid
The Bulgarian business community presented its priorities for 2021. The first national priority for business is the country's admission to the OECD, announced at a press conference Vasil Velev, Chairman of the Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria. Our priority remains the Schengen area and our membership in the Euro zone.
Bulgaria’s President Had Meeting with Foreign Minister of Serbia
Bulgaria and Serbia need to encourage mutual investment and economic partnership in areas with high added value such as information technologies.
GERB: We Will Not Uphold Any of Amendments to Electoral Code Proposed by President Radev
"President Radev has demonstrated that he is not capable of building consensus and has scheduled the elections for April 4. Since the summer, he has proposed that elections should be in November or December. On December 7, he set the date for March 28. Then the consultations began. Everyone said they were ready to go to the polls on that date. Today Radev announced a new date - April 4.
Bulgaria’s President with Official Address to Nation, Election Date Set for April 4
President Rumen Radev announced the date of the parliamentary elections in spring during his extraordinary address to nation. The vote will take place on April 4, for which the Head of State has already signed a decree.
Bulgaria’s President: Central Electoral Commission Is in Time Trouble with Machine Voting
"The Central Electoral Commission is in a Zeitnot situation, the entire process of ensuring machine voting is progressing at risk - we have no contracts concluded, no clarity whatsoever," President Rumen Radev said as quoted by BGNES.
President of Bulgaria Holds Consultations for Elections with Parliamentary Parties
The consultations for the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for today by President Rumen Radev began.
Today the parliamentary parties are talking with him, GERB is the first party.
The Head of State Rumen Radev stressed that the purpose of the consultations initiated by him is to increase the credit of the voters to the election process.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Clashes With President Over Elections
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov arrives at the EU summit in Brussels, October 2, 2020. EPA-EFE/Olivier Matthys / POOL
Borissov criticized Radev's decision, saying it was hard to know how the pandemic would unfold by late March and implying that elections should be delayed.
Bulgaria’s President: Only Legitimate Parliament Can Dismantle Vicious Governance Model
Only the legitimately elected parliament can elect a stable government to begin dismantling the vicious governance model, stated President Rumen Radev at the beginning of his consultations with the Public Council of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC).
Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Mad at President Radev, Accuses Him of Cooperating with Fugitive Gambling Lord Bozhkov
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov rushed furiously into the hall where today's traditional briefing of the National Operative Headquarters was held and interrupted it. He turned up the heat bragging about his successful management of Bulgaria. The Prime Minister's main target was President Rumen Radev. Borissov voiced serious accusations against the head of state.