KEYWORDS TODAY:   DAVUTOGLUIRAQUKRAINERUSSIA

PES Leader Vows Not to Return as Bulgarian PM

Politics » DOMESTIC | February 27, 2013, Wednesday // 16:50| Views: 1200 | Comments: 1
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: PES Leader Vows Not to Return as Bulgarian PM Former Bulgarian PM Sergey Stanishev. Photo by BGNES

Bulgarian Socialist Party leader Sergey Stanishev has declared that he will not become the country's next Prime Minister even if his party wins the upcoming snap election.

"No matter the outcome of the snap election, I will not be the next Prime Minister," he told reporters Wednesday.

Stanishev, who is the President of the Party of European Socialists and a former Bulgarian PM (2005-2009), declared that he did not want power just for the sake of it.

On Wednesday, BSP expectedly expectedly returned the mandate it received for the formation of an interim government.

It has been already made clear that none of the three largest parliamentary groups are willing to form an interim government.

Once all three parties officially reject the interim government mandate, President Rosen Plevneliev will have to appoint a caretaker government, and, with one single decree, adjourn the Parliament and schedule a new general election.

The caretaker government will be appointed by Plevneliev next week. Its term will be up to two months, with its main task being the organization of snap election. The snap election will be held no later than mid-May.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his GERB government resigned last week amidst mass protest rallies against unbearable utility bills and wide-spread poverty that turned into a civil unrest against the political model of ruling the country.

Domestic » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Sergey Stanishev, Socialist Party, Bulgarian, Bulgarian Constitution, Council of Ministers, resignation, parliament, Cabinet, parliamentary groups, president, vote, confidence, no-confidence, caretaker govenment, GERB, BSP, resignation, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, utility bills, prices, protests, GERB, protests, rallies, Great General Assembly, constitution, Movement for Rights and Freedoms
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


» To the forumComments (1)
#1
Chushki - 27 Feb 2013 // 20:12:09

Does this mean commie agent gosho is being lined up to return and rape the country?

Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria