Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has signed a decree officially appointing controversially elected chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov.
The President has thus defied calls made by oppositional parties to block Tsatsarov's appointment.
The opposition had argued that his election by the Supreme Judicial Council on Thursday was non-transparent and orchestrated by the ruling centrist-right GERB of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov....
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