Bulgarians Stage Fresh Anti-Govt Rally in Wake of Tensions
Bulgarian anti-government protesters gathered for a new rally outside the Parliament in Sofia early on Wednesday.
Several dozens of people have gathered near the Parliament’s MP entrance, according to reporters.
The police presence has been increased.
The protest comes a day after the Constitutional Court controversially reinstated shady media mogul Delyan Peevski as lawmaker, a move that triggered new clashes between police and demonstrators in the capital.
Peevski's appointment as Chair of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) on June 14 unleashed a series of protests which were not appeased by the prompt cancellation of the Parliament's decision. Although the scandalous appointment was cancelled, the protesters demanded the resignation of the government over ties with oligarchs.
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