Third Borisov Government

Political Rift in Bulgaria: GERB Distances Itself from 'Assembly' Label, Sets Demands on WCC-DB

In a dramatic turn of events during the National Conference of GERB in Veliko Tarnovo, Boyko Borissov, the leader of the party, has issued a strong ultimatum, signaling a potential rupture in the political coalition known as the 'assembly.' The central point of contention is the dissatisfaction with the proposed state budget, as GERB demands significant revisions and sets conditions for their c

New Bulgaria Govt Takes Power, Pro-Kremlin Politicians Cry ‘Betrayal’

The new Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov (R) and the new Minister of Foreign Affairs Mariya Gabriel (L) after taking the oath at the Parliament in Sofia, Bulgaria, 06 June 2023. EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

The new government came to power with 132 votes in favour and 69 against.

After the Recordings: The Leadership of GERB will Analyze the New Political Situation

The executive committee of GERB will meet today to analyze the new political situation after yesterday the deputy of "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" Radostin Vassilev announced that he was leaving the group and released a recording made by him without the knowledge of his colleagues from a meeting of the leadership of "We Continue the Change".

Borissov and GERB start Negotiations with Other Parties and will Not form a Coalition with WCC-DB

"We have serious reserves under the WCC-DB program, entire sectors generate many deficits. The fiscal reserve does not have the structure they are talking about. We have shown responsibility, with this behavior, with the attempt to bribe us with commissions, they are blowing up the only good situation for the state with goal of going to local elections.

Unofficial Project-Government that "We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria" would Propose with the Second Term

In the project-government that "We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria" (WCC-DB) would propose with the second term, Kiril Petkov (initially named as deputy prime minister with the Schengen and Eurozone portfolio) drops out, but Asen Vassilev remains the proposed minister of finance.

Bulgaria: GERB and “We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria” had their First Leadership Meeting

At the first official meeting in a leadership format between the first two political forces in the 49th parliament - GERB-SDS and "We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria", WCC-DB again announced that they will not support a government with the first mandate of GERB.

Boyko Borissov: I want to Form a Government with “We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria”

"I want to form a government with We Continue the Change-Democratic Bulgaria". This was stated by GERB leader Boyko Borissov on the sidelines of the parliament. According to him, this is the best option for Bulgaria.

The Second Day of the First Meeting of Bulgaria’s Parliament lasted Less than a Minute

The election of the Speaker of the National Assembly is postponed until after Easter.

After yesterday's false start with the election of the chairman of the 49th National Assembly, today the deputies gathered again in the plenary hall in an attempt to repeat the election.

Elections in Bulgaria: The Parent Party of GERB calls for Pro-European Forces to put the State above Themselves

"The pro-European forces in Bulgaria must put the state above the party and work together to form a stable majority."

This was written by Manfred Weber - chairman of the group of the European People's Party (EPP), the parent party of GERB. Weber was a guest at the closing of the pre-election campaign of Boyko Borisov's formation.