Juncker 'Hails Bulgaria's Role in EU' in Letter to President-Elect
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has sent a letter to Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev praising his country's central role in decision-making within the European Union, public broadcaster BNR reports.
Juncker has congratulated Radev on his election on Sunday.
Bulgaria's Parliament to Vote on Govt Resignation
Bulgarian lawmakers are due to convene on Tuesday with the cabinet's resignation being a major item on their agenda.
The government stepped down earlier this week, following the presidential election results which determined socialist opposition-backed Rumen Radev as Bulgaria's next President-elect.
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The Economist: Bulgaria, Moldova Presidents 'Less Pro-Russian Than Advertised'
The truth about Bulgaria and Moldova's presidential elections is "more complicated" and should not be reduced to pro-Russian candidates winning, the Economist says.
US Embassy 'Looks Forward to Working with Rumen Radev'
The US Embassy in Sofia has congratulated Bulgarian President-elect Rumen Radev upon his victory on Sunday.
Putin Congratulates Bulgaria's Rumen Radev on Presidential Election Win
Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Bulgaria's President-elect Rumen Radev on his victory in the vote on Sunday.
"The head of the Russian state has marked a significant potential for further development of Russian-Bulgarian relations based on the centuries-long traditions of friendship, of cultural and spiritual proximity," the Kremlin's website quotes Putin as saying.
Bulgaria's Next Interim Govt to Be Drafted by Two Presidents
Both President Rosen Plevneliev and President-elect Rumen Radev will have a say in the next caretaker government Bulgaria will have, local media report.
AFP: Bulgaria's Radev 'Struck a Chord by Attacking the Status Quo'
President-elect Rumen Radev "struck a chord with voters by attacking the status quo and stressing issues like national security and migration," AFP agency writes after the presidential vote on Sunday.
It compares him with "other anti-establishment politicians" and dubs him "Russophile" in the headline and later "seen as more sympathetic to Russia".
Politico: Bulgaria May Veer Shaprly Back into Moscow Orbit after Presidential Vote
Bulgaria "looks set to veer sharply back into Moscow's strategic orbit after Socialist candidate Rumen Radev won the presidency in a landslide on Sunday," Politico writes in a report on the country's presidential election.
Kremlin Hails 'Some Statements' of Bulgaria President-Elect
Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson has said Moscow welcomes "some of the statements" of victors in both Bulgaria and Moldova's presidential elections whose second rounds were held Sunday.
Leader of Bulgaria's DSB to Set Up New Right Political Project
The new political project of Radan Kanev will seek the support of the voters from the right spectrum who voted for Rumen Radev. Тhis was announced by Atanas Atanasov - member of Democrats for Strong Bulgaria (DSB) during an interview on private Nova TV.