Bulgarian Ruling Left Wing Sees Positives in EC CVM Report

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Bulgarian Ruling Left Wing Sees Positives in EC CVM Report: Bulgarian Ruling Left Wing Sees Positives in EC CVM Report Bulgarian Socialist Yanaki Stoilov, photo BGNES

The ruling left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) has seen a number of positives in the European Commission's report, related to the work of the current government.

The EC published earlier Wednesday in Brussels its reports on Bulgaria and Romania under the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM). Prevailing comments are that the one on Bulgaria is strongly critical and the one on Romania – much more positive.

BSP stressed on words of EC spokesperson Mark Gray, who said the report included an overview of the achievements and shortcomings of three governments.

The Deputy Chairman of BSP, Yanaki Stoilov, explained that one positive was the discontinued in the last year attacks on the judiciary, coming from the executive power.

He explained that the above was within the frame of the main achievement of the Socialist-endorsed government – liberation from fear.

"We hope that this report will be taken seriously by the institutions. We must focus on improving separation of power. We have the needed legislation, now we need to use it more. Bulgaria must show will for reforms and undertake concrete steps, not just talk strategies," said Stoilov.

The Socialist did not deny negative assessments in the report, such as the appointment of controversial media mogul and lawmaker Delyan Peevski for Chief of the State Agency for National Security (DANS).

The left-wing admitted that Romania got better marks, but still insisted on the positive ones for Bulgaria.

Corruption and lack of results in the fight against it and the lack of effectiveness of the judicial system are persisting problems, BSP further notes.

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Tania Oz - 23 Jan 2014 // 03:15:47

Typical propaganda of the Commies, to look at this report as being favourable and that they are "liberating us from fear". That's why Yovchev sent out an army of Police, Riot Squad and Tankers to subdue the masses when the esteemed politicians came back from their Holiday break. F*****g unbelievable logic and comments from the BSP/Commie Club yet again. They have been in government for almost all of the 20 years or so of transition and for 45 years before that. So why do they continue to take kudos for all the non achievements and crime and corruption and gross negligence? And they keep harping on about what the current government has achieved and improved upon in the last 6/7 months? The answer to that is, Sweet F**k All! Nothing, a big fat nothing!

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