Nikolay Barekov Leaving Leadership of His Party's Coalition

Politics » DOMESTIC | December 23, 2014, Tuesday // 09:41| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Nikolay Barekov Leaving Leadership of His Party's Coalition Photo by BGNES

Nikolay Barekov, a journalist-turned-politician and currently MEP, is leaving the leadership structures of the Bulgaria without Censorship coalition he created last year.

Barekov sent out a press statement on Monday arguing the coalition has served its goal, which was to perform successfully at the October 5 early elections, has virtually ceased to exist since the vote was held.

He is in a bitter dispute with the parliamentary group of Bulgaria without Censorship, called Bulgarian Democratic Center (BDC), over the latter's position on key pieces of legislation in Parliament.

On Sunday Barekov announced he was intending to leave the coalition.

The BwC-led coalition came sixth in the October 5 early elections. The MEP, who had previously been quite open about his Prime Minister ambitions, chose then to retain his seat at the European Parliament.

Presently, only 6 out of the 14 BDC MPs belong to his party, even though Rosen Petrov, a former BwC official who left the party last week, pledged "loyalty" to the group.

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Domestic » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Nikolay Barekov, Bulgaria without Censorship, BDC, Rosen Petrov, Bulgarian Democratic Center
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
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