Bulgarian Prime Minister Survives 3rd No-Confidence Vote
The third attempt for a no-confidence vote against the Bulgarian government of PM Plamen Oresharski failed.
Of the 217 registered MPs, 116 voted "against", 93 were "for", and 8 abstained.
The no-confidence motion was submitted by the opposition GERB party, against the Socialist-led government on grounds of failures in the security sector.
The previous two votes against the cabinet were based on the regional development policy and the investment policy.
Oddly, 2 civilian protesters were able to break into the parliament building as soon as the vote had concluded and the Prime Minister was getting ready to give a speech. The two girls were carrying a banner reading "Ostavka" (Resignation). They were escorted out of the building soon after.
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