Politics

SOCIALIST NOMINATED DEPUTY CHAIR OF PARLIAMENT

Academician Blagovest Sendov was nominated a deputy chair of the 39th National Assembly by the Coalition for Bulgaria. The caucus will be

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

SIMEON II MOVEMENT CONCERNED ABOUT ARMY DEALS

In a statement King`s`s team on foreign policy and national security insists that the ministry of defense should consider well the deal on the re-equipment of two military airports under NATO standards. The hectic efforts of the defense ministry to close

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

KING`S EXPERTS: DO NOT SELL GSM 3 NOW

In an open letter to the government the Simeon II National Movement /SNM/ insists that the government should leave it for the future cabinet to decide on the sale of the third GSM license. The SNM fears the cabinet may approve the proposal of the State Te

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 387

KOSTOV REPLACED AS UDF CHAIRMAN BY E. MIHAILOVA

The outgoing PM Ivan Kostov resigned during the session of the National Executive Council of UDF in the National palace of Culture.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 918

BG PRESIDENT SUMMONED URGENT MEETING ON MACEDONIA

President Stoyanov summoned the top brass and the intelligence chief on an urgent meeting to analyse the latest developments in Macedonia, BTA announced. Attending were Defence Minister Noev, Chief of General Staff Gen.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 455

PANAYOTOV TO HEAD KING`S GROUP IN THE PARLIAMENT

Plamen Panayotov will be the chairperson of the parliamentary group of the National movement Simeon II, was announced this morning. Panayotov is a lawyer, who was teaching in Sofia University, before he was elected secretary general of the new movement es

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 370

165 POLITICIANS HAVEN`T DECLARED THEIR INCOMES

165 top state employees and politicians haven`t submitted till end-May declarations on their incomes and properties for the previous year to the Audit Office. Of them 119 are former MPs from the 38 National Assembly according to the AO data by June 14.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

CHIEF PROSECUTOR MET THE KING BRIEFLY

Chief Prosecutor Nikola Filtchev and Simeon II had an hour of a tete-a-tete conversation in the `Vrana` residence yesterday in the morning. The conversation was scheduled in advance, sources close to His Majesty said.

Politics | June 26, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

UDF MOST LIKELY WITH NEW PARTY CHAIR TODAY

THE SOFIA regional council of the Union of Democratic Forces onvened last night to prepare its stand for the session of the UDF national council today. I will back up the nomination proposed by the current chairperson of the party, if there is such a nomi

Politics | June 25, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

VIGILANTE WITH THE HIGHEST BULGARIAN HONOUR

President Stoyanov conferred on UNDP Resident Representative A. Vigilante the Order of the Balkan Range, First Class, which is the highest Bulgarian honour.

Politics | June 25, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

MRF OFFICIAL RECOMMENDED FOR MINISTER

Hassan Ali, Movement for Rights and Freedom member, who was deputy minister in the interim government of Stephan Sofiyanski is the most experienced to head the Agricultural Ministry, the now agrarian minister Ventseslav Varbanov declared in Pleven. He ela

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 492

KING`S MOVEMENT LEADER GAVE BIRTH TO A DAUGHTER

The MP Vessela Draganova gave birth to a girl yesterday. The baby is 3.

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 500

UDF LEADERS IN PLOVDIV UNDER PRESSURE

The local leader of the UDF in Plovdiv, second largest city in Bulgaria, Spas Garnevski and the ardent supporters of Kostov from his close entourage lose their position in the regional organization after the election loss. Rank and file members of the UDF

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 465

ANOTHER KEY UDF LEADER AGAINST PM KOSTOV

Evgeny Bakardzhiev, the chairman of the most powerful UDF organization-the Sofia one, said yesterday that he will back Foreign Minister Nadezhda Mihaylova`s nomination for leader of the UDF, if Ivan Kostov resigns. According to Bakardzhiev the members of

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 319

UDF: REGIONAL RESIGNATIONS STARTED

Scandals about resignations burst out in the UDF structures throughout the country, Standart daily reported. The regional leader of the UDF in Burgas gave in his resignation.

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

SOCIALISTS EXPERTS MAY TAKE PART IN THE GOVERNMENT

The natural position for the Coalition for Bulgaria, dominated by the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), in the 39th National Assembly is in opposition. The formation should not object if coalition experts are invited to the executive, BSP leader Georgi Pur

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

KEY UDF LEADER ASKS KOSTOV`S RESIGNATION

Key UDF leader and former chief of the foreign policy parliamentary commission Assen Agov demanded resignation of the UDF leader Ivan Kostov. The former chief of the Parliamentary foreign policy committee has made his appeal from private owned national w

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

VOTES IN TURKEY APPEALED IN THE COURT

The vote in Turkey will be contested in the Constitutional Court, said today member of the Central Electoral Commission Mihail Konstantinov. In his opinion `one of the political forces` will refer the case direct to the supreme magistrates.

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 297

KING`S EXPERT: MRF IS OUR COALITION PARTNER

Turkish minority dominated Movement for rights and freedoms will be our coalition partner, Solomon Passy, foreign policy adviser to King said today in a TV talk show. It is not possible to have Socialists and Union of Democratic Forces together in the gov

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

SOCIALISTS LEADER SURVIVED ON PARTY`S TOP

Soclialist Parrty leader Gerogi parvanov suvived today no-confidence vote at a specail party meeting. Socialists party executive body discussed today resignations appeals to the leadership after they lost the general elections last Sunday.

Politics | June 24, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

KING TO NEW MPS: BETTER KEEP SILENT

Better be gods of the silence than slaves of the words, King Simeon II advised today the newly elected members of parliament, who gathered to their first meeting in Sofia. National Movement, which won Sunday`s elections has 120 seats in the future Bulgari

Politics | June 23, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 414
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