Rumen Radev

Bulgaria's PM 'May Stay in Office Until January'

President Rosen Plevneliev and outgoing Prime Minister Boyko Borisov have pondered an option to keep the current government in office until the new head of state takes over in January, daily 24 Chasa says, citing its own sources.

The scenario has been tabled after Borisov's final decision to return the mandate to Plevneliev on Friday.

Bulgaria's President Willing to Give Reformist Bloc Mandate to Form Govt

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said he has a strong preference for giving the Reformist Bloc coalition a mandate to form a government.

Plevneliev, in an interview with the public broadcaster's Panorama, has put an end to speculation that he intends on giving the nationalist Patriotic Front coalition a chance to form a government later in December.

Bulgarian Socialist Head Admits to Disagreeing with President-Elect on Judicial Reform

Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leader Korneliya Ninova has acknowledged her disagreement with President-elect Rumen Radev, backed by her party, on how a key reform to the judicial system should proceed.

"We have a different notion about how things would happen," she has told private bTV broadcaster in an interview.

Bulgaria's President-Elect Declines Security Council Invitation

Bulgarian President-elect has turned down the invitation by incumbent Rosen Plevneliev to take part in the Consultative Council on National Security (KSNS) taking place on Tuesday.

Rumen Radev, who won the presidential election earlier this month, has said he cannot attend the council before having assumed his duties.

Bulgaria's President-Elect Radev: There Is No Political Crisis

There is no political crisis in Bulgaria, stated to journalists President-Elect Rumen Radev after the official ceremony for the presentation of the decision of the Central Election Commission for the nomination of president and vice president of Bulgaria, reported Focus agency.

According to Radev, a normal constitutional procedure is taking place now.

Romania's Ex-Justice Min Monica Macovei Ready to Help Bulgaria Fight Corruption

Monica Macovei, considered to be the face of the fight against corruption in Romania, said that she's ready to visit Bulgaria and help Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev, sharing here experience fighting against corruption, in an interview with private TV station BIT.