Today's Quote: Every Country Is Corrupt

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Bulgaria: Today's Quote: Every Country Is Corrupt

"I am utterly convinced that the governments in both Bulgaria and Romania are just as corrupt as in Brussels, Berlin and Paris. The idea that Bulgarians and Romanians are corrupt while the others are [innocent] is just a myth. But they are lashing out at us because this is the cheapest, the easiest, our countries could show the least amount of resistance. And dissatisfaction is shown not so much with us as with th entire enlargement process in Europe. In this sense, this reform was demanded by us because we were told: "Do some kind of reform!" The Romanians simulate in a more radical way by arresting some people and accusing them. But [in Bulgaria] to arrest Volen Siderov [a nationalist leader] is easy, because he is weak... Bulgaria needs much more a reform in medicine."

Gallup International - Bulgaria's co-owner Andrey Raychev commenting on judicial reform in the country in an interview for Inews.bg.

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Ivailo Ivanov - 8 Jan 2016 // 12:43:27

Sorry for may bad English. I would welcome a paper that clarifies the activities of the lobbyist groups in Brussels. A documentaries state that they are about 2000 in this town only and they are occupied with influencing of the political decisions. If it is not corruption then it is replacement of democracy.

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Ivailo Ivanov - 8 Jan 2016 // 12:25:53

He is not justifying the corruption.. he is saying that Berlin, Paris and Brussels are corrupt on a larger scale. 2000 lower firmss work is Brussels and they work only as hobbyists . What is it??? a 20 billion solar sell debt imposed on Bulgaria.. please pay this debt and then live "normal live".

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PBl - 13 Dec 2015 // 00:07:17

Mr. Raychev\'s opinion unfortunately shows how little the Bulgarian political culture has changed since the times of Bai Ganyo... Bulgarians have little chance to live a \"normal life\" while corruption is not just accepted and tolerated, but openly justified.

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