Politics

LOS ANGELES TIMES: BULGARIA FAVORS PARTY OF EX-KING

SOFIA, Bulgaria-- Bulgarians voted in parliamentary elections Sunday that could bring a former monarch from ex-communist Europe back to the political stage for the first time.

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ABC NEWS: FORMER KING'S PARTY FAVORED IN BULGARIA VOTE

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) Bulgarians voted in parliamentary elections Sunday that could bring a former monarch from ex-communist Europe back to the political stage for the first time.

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SUEDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG: EX-KONIG GEWINNT WAHLEN IN BULGARIEN

Die `Nationale Bewegung` des ehemaligen bulgarischen K?nigs Simeon II. ist aus den Parlamentswahlen in Bulgarien als st?rkste Kraft hervorgegangen.

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CNN: EX-KING WINS BULGARIA POLL

June 18, 2001 Posted: 0712 GMT Simeon II has pledged a path of renovation

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REUTERS: BULGARIA'S EX-KING LEADS MOVEMENT TO POLL VICTORY

June 17, 2001 07:28 PM ET SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's ex-King Simeon II led his two-month-old political movement to a resounding general election victory, leaving main-line parties to bargain for a place in an offered coalition.

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BBC: KING WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD

Monday, 18 June, 2001, 04:33 GMT 05:33 UK Simeon: Became king at the age of six

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BBC: EXILED BULGARIAN KING SWEEPS IN

Monday, 18 June, 2001, 04:10 GMT 05:10 UK It is still unclear what role the former king will play

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FINANCIAL TIMES: BULGARIA’S EX-KING HAILS POLL VICTORY

By Phelim McAleer and Theodor Troev in Sofia Published: June 17 2001 18:36GMT

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PURVANOV: CAREFUL WITH FUTURE COALISTIONS

Georgi Purvanov, Coalition For Bulgaria and Socilaists Party leader, thanked the electorate that vote for the coalition at a special press conference. Purvanov congratulated the elections winner and the other political parties and wished them to work prof

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SOFYANSKI: UDF HAS TO RECONSIDER POSITIONS

`The exit polls are extremely unfavorable for the United Democratic Forces but they were not unexpected.`, Sofia Mayor Stefan Sofiyanski commented the 18,26% support gained by the UDF at the general elections.

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SEATS IN THE FUTURE PARLIAMENT

Following are the seats in the future Bulgarian parliament after counting 99, % of the votes at Sunday`s General Elections. Seats in Bulgarian parliament are 240.

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RESULTS AFTER COUNTING 99.02 % OF THE VOTES.

Following are the results after counting 99, 02 % of the votes at Bulgarian general Elections.

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SIMEON II: MOVEMENT IS OPEN NOW

Simeon II told the news conference after the elections that the Simeon II National Movement (SNM) will seek to govern the country in a coalition, quoted by BTA, Bulgarian Press Agency. He did not elaborate on the desired partners for such a coalition but

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IVAN KOSTOV: HEAVY ELECTION LOSS

Ivan Kostov, United Democratic Forces leader and Prime Minister described the election results as `a heavy election loss, ` for the UtdDF, which ran the country in the past four years. He was quoted by BTA, the Bulgarian Press Agency.

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AHMED DOGAN: PRIORITIES ARE COMMON

The stand of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms coalition (MRF) on Bulgaria`s priorities does not differ from that of the Simeon II National Movement, and the MRF`s conditions for a coalition with SNM are such that can be met, said MRF leader Ahmed Doga

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GEORGYOVDEN VMRO COALITION MAY NOT ENTER

Gergyovden-VMRO coalition may not enter the parliament after announcement of the results of the 87 per cent of the votes this morning. The coalition, which last night was widely expected to get in, now has 3, 84 % and it is likely they will not have the c

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KOSTOV CONSIDER RESIGNATION SOON

`I will do the right thing in the right time, I know what I should do` Prime Minister Ivan Kostov said 2 a.m.

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EUROLEFTIST LEADER RESIGNS

Alexander Tomov, the leader of the Euroleft party in Bulgaria resigned last night after his party did not manage to enter the Bulgarian parliament at the general elections on Sunday. Euroleft party has about 2 per cent, twice more are required to enter th

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FINAL RESULTS FROM THE PREDICTIONS OF THE POLLS

Following are the final results from the predictions of the polls in the Bulgarian General Elections: National Movement Simeon II has 43, 48 per cent, ruling United Democratic Forces has 18, 4 %, Bulgarian Socialists Party with 17, 4, Union for Right and

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VOTING ACTIVITY BELOW EXPECTATIONS

The average voting activity in the country during the elections` day was 51.86%, which is lower than the expected 70%.

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EXPERT`S OPINION ON THE ELECTIONS` RESULTS

Ilia Bodjilov, Chairman of the Assiciation for Free and Democratic Elections, announced live on bTV the preliminary elections` results of the Association. According to him King`s coalition gained about 40% of the votes, the UDF-22.

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