• UAE is important partner of Bulgaria among the Gulf States

      UAE is important partner of Bulgaria among the Gulf States

      Bulgaria’s PM Boyko Borissov met United Arab Emirates Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Government Information Service said. “After we have boosted the relations between Bulgaria and UAE we have to keep this upward momentum and keep on developing this fruitful cooperation,” Borissov said.

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    • Peevski: We will propose BGN 0 subsidy and US funding model

      Peevski: We will propose BGN 0 subsidy and US funding model

      The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) plans to propose a BGN 0 subsidy for parties and introduction of the US funding model, MRF lawmaker and Telegraph Media publisher Delyan Peevski told reporters in the halls of the National Assembly. The decision is prompted by the proposal of GERB and the government to review the budget with a view to drastically cutting down the subsidy for political parties from BGN 11 to BGN 1, with the potential change to enter into force on 1 July.

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    • Peevski and Karadayi give up EP seats

      Peevski and Karadayi give up EP seats

      Delyan Peevski is giving up his seat in the new European Parliament, which he won as a candidate of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) in Sunday's European elections, MRF leader Mustafa Karadayi told journalists in the National Assembly lobby on Wednesday, speaking in Peevski's presence.

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    • Preferential voting rearranges MEP lists

      Preferential voting rearranges MEP lists

      The preferential voting element has rearranged the MEP candidate lists of two of the five political organisations that earned the right to have their representatives in the next European Parliament (EP). The surprising changes affect the lists of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and the IMRO, with voters getting close to changing the order of even GERB’s list. The information is based on almost all protocols having been processed.

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    • Delyan Peevski attends iftar in a village near Velingrad

      Delyan Peevski attends iftar in a village near Velingrad

      One more time the regional management of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) in Pazardzhik has organised a free dinner for the residents of the village of Pashovi, near the town of Velingrad. Part of iftar, the Muslim tradition of having an evening meal to break fast at sunset during the month of Ramadan, the event was attended by lawmaker and MEP candidate Delyan Peevski. The news was reported by the local newspaper Videlina, which notes that this is far from the first time that Peevski has honoured the meal and greeted the villagers.

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    • Prokopiev lobbied for EVN shares sale

      Prokopiev lobbied for EVN shares sale

      Oligarch Ivo Prokopiev lobbied the National Council for Tripartite Cooperation (NCTC) to support the idea of the state selling its remaining shares in the electricity distribution companies, arguing that it was not a good owner. The Council of Ministers, however, never made a decision on the matter specifically.

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    • Prosecutor General to check up top officials' offshore assets

      Prosecutor General to check up top officials' offshore assets

      Sotir Tsatsarov, Bulgaria’s Prosecutor General paid special attention to the real property and bank accounts of the powers that be. The No.1 Prosecutor has sent a letter to the chief of the State Agency of National Security (DANS) Dimiter Georgiev in which he requests the entire body of information on the theme, the press release of the Prosecutor’s Office reads

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    • Former ambassador with outrageous interference in EP elections in Bulgaria

      Former ambassador with outrageous interference in EP elections in Bulgaria

      A shameless interference in the run-up to the European Parliament elections in Bulgaria has been committed by former ambassador of France to Bulgaria Xavier Lapper de Caban. Contrary to every diplomatic, public and ethics norm of conduct there is, he posted an outrageous message on his Facebook page, in which he not only campaigns in favour of an MEP candidate representing a political coalition with ties to the oligarchy, but also calls for a party currently in the Bulgarian National Assembly to be ejected from the European alliance it is a member of.

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