Rumyana Bachvarova

Borissov: It's Over!

Boyko Borissov, the leader of GERB, declared that his party would not support the formation of a government for a second mandate. This pronouncement effectively closes the door on any potential negotiations with "We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) coalition, signaling an end to their attempts to form a new government together.

Rumyana Bachvarova to Become Bulgarian Ambassador to Israel Within a Month

"I have been working for many years on the inter-state relations between Bulgaria and Israel, the preparation of the joint meetings with the Israeli government, which have been three, so Israel is a country that has a positive attitude towards Bulgaria, so we have to further develop our relations."

Minister Valentin Radev: I have Chosen Mladen Marinov as Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry

''I have already chosen the head of Sofia Directorate of the Ministry of Interior Mladen Marinov as Chief Secretary of the Interior Ministry'', said the new Interior Minister Valentin Radev in an interview for bTV.

Govt Considering Alleviating Traffic Along Danube Bridge

The government is considering how to alleviate traffic along Danube Bridge near Vidin since kilometre-long queues keep on forming constantly.

On Saturday, there was a 12-km queue and a ban on vehicles weighing over 12 tonnes had to be introduced along the road Botevgrad - Vidin due to difficulties in the operation of the border cross checkpoint.

Bulgaria Asks Greek Authorities To Prevent Border Blockade

In relation to the information about upcoming protests of Greek farmers that would block the border with Greece, the Interior Ministry has remained in constant touch with Greek authorities, announced the press centre of the Interior Ministry.

Outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has sent an official letter to her Greek counterpart.

Bulgaria to Appoint 3000 New Police Officers

Bulgaria's outgoing Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova has said as many as 3000 police officers will be appointed by the end of the year as part of government plans to crack down on petty crime.

Former police and military officers' ranks will be used to recruit the staff, she has told the Bulgarian National Television.