Bulgarian Politics: “We Continue the Change” and GERB with a Difference of 0.7 percent
GERB and "We Continue the Change" are approaching positions, the difference between them being less than 1 percent. They would get 22.2 percent and 21.5 percent of the votes, respectively, if the elections were held today.
Bulgarian President Radev: If it comes to Elections, they should be in October
Rumen Radev will hand over the second mandate to GERB-SDS within days. If the choice of the parties is again early elections, the head of state considers it important to hold them at the beginning of October so that a new parliament has legitimacy.
President Radev: Bulgaria categorically Supports the Integration of Montenegro in the EU
President Rumen Radev is on an official visit to Montenegro. He was welcomed today by Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic at the presidential palace in the historic capital of Cetinje.
Ex-PM Borissov: Quick Elections, the Bulgarian State has Collapsed
"There should be peace, understanding and tolerance. The election is only one day away. Elections pass, but we continue to live together. Partners are found in life, in the field, during elections." This was stated by former Prime Minister and current leader of GERB, Boyko Borissov.
Borissov commented on whether he would support an expert government.
Candidate for Bulgarian PM: We will Return the Mandate to the President Unfulfilled
At 5:00 p.m., President Rumen Radev will receive the candidate for Prime Minister, nominated by the largest parliamentary group in the 47th National Assembly, Asen Vassilev, to whom, according to the constitutional procedure, he handed over the first exploratory mandate to form a government within the current parliament.
Bulgaria Risks More Instability as New Coalition Talks Fail
Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov arrives for the European Council Summit in Brussels, Belgium, 24 March 2022. Photo: EPA-EFE/JULIEN WARNAND
"We can't find 121 MPs who are not afraid", Petkov told the media, referring to the number needed for a majority in parliament, and the influence that criminal structures allegedly have on parliament.
Bulgaria: What is the Political Picture if Elections were Today
In today's elections, the party of Slavi Trifonov "There Is Such a People" remains below the line of entering parliament. This is according to the latest representative study of "Alpha Research". It was conducted in the period June 25 - July 1, 2022, among 1017 adult citizens from all over the country, through a direct standardized interview with tablets.
President Radev congratulated US President Joe Biden on July 4
Head of State Rumen Radev sent a congratulatory address to US President Joe Biden on the occasion of Independence Day - July 4.
Bulgaria: President Radev handed Asen Vassilev a Mandate to form a Government
At 5:00 p.m., the procedure for handing over the first mandate to form a new government within the framework of the 47th National Assembly by President Rumen Radev to the largest political group in the parliament - "We Continue the Change" - began.
Bulgaria: Tomorrow the President will give the Mandate to "We Continue the Change"
On July 1, at 5 p.m. on Dondukov 2 Street, the head of state Rumen Radev will present a mandate to the candidate for Prime Minister, nominated by the largest parliamentary group in the 47th National Assembly - that of "We Continue the Change", for forming a government within the current parliament. This was announced by the presidency today.