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Last-minute Change: Dragomir Zakov as a New Nomination of Bulgarian Defense Minister

At the last minute, the government changed its proposal for defense minister. Instead of Todor Tagarev, announced yesterday, the cabinet will nominate Dragomir Zakov.

Kiril Petkov announced the change. The new candidate is Bulgaria's permanent representative to NATO.

Bulgaria: New Candidate for Minister of Defense has been Announced

Bulgarian PM on Schengen Membership: EU doesn’t Trust us because we Lied to them over the Years

Bulgaria will have to build trust with its European partners in order to enter the Schengen area. This was stated by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov after a meeting with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte.

Bulgarian PM after He was Questioned by the Prosecution: We are Not Afraid of Anyone

After nearly two hours at the Supreme Cassation Prosecutor's Office, Prime Minister Kiril Petkov said he had left a list of names and expected the prosecution's focus to be on these cases of corruption and other crimes. However, he refused to give the media the names from this list.

Bulgarian PM will be Summoned for Questioning at the Prosecutor's Office

New Bulgarian Alliance Assumes Power, Promising Reforms

The leader of 'We continue the change', Kiril Petkov greets fans before the first session of the parliament in Sofia, December 3, 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

The vote put an end to an almost year-long political logjam in Bulgaria, which now sees its biggest political shift in more than a decade.

Kiril Petkov is the New Prime Minister of Bulgaria

Kiril Petkov is the new Prime Minister of Bulgaria. He became the head of the Council of Ministers after receiving the support of 134 deputies from "We Continue Change", BSP, "There Is Such a People" and "Democratic Bulgaria". Today, the National Assembly held an extraordinary sitting to approve the country's new government.

The New Cabinet: Bulgaria Finally has a New Government

Bulgaria finally has a new government, after parliament voted on three points this afternoon - the election of a prime minister, the adoption of a structure of the Council of Ministers and the election of a cabinet.

Exactly at 16:01 p.m. Kiril Petkov was elected Prime Minister of Bulgaria. His candidacy was accepted by 134 votes to 104.