Bulgarian President Cancels Consultations with Opposition

February 20, 2013, Wednesday // 11:41
Bulgarian President Cancels Consultations with Opposition: Bulgarian President Cancels Consultations with Opposition
Bulgarian President, Rosen Plevneliev. Photo by BGNES

The consultations of President, Rosen Plevneliev, with the opposition, left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, scheduled for Wednesday have been cancelled.

The President's press office announced the change was prompted by the decision of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov to resign.

The meeting was to become the fourth one of the Head of State in the frame of his initiative "Month of Political Consultations.

The breaking news about the resignation came in the aftermath of large-scale protests across the country against high utility bills, leading to clashes with riot police with many injuries and vandalism.


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