Bulgaria Deputy Parliament Speaker Dies Aged 60

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Deputy Parliament Speaker Dies Aged 60 Photo by BGNES

Deputy Parliament Speaker Rositsa Yanakieva passed away in the small hours of Monday, her party ABV's press office reports.

Yanakieva had been in a coma for days after a haemorrhage of the brain on January 6.

A former Mayor of Pernik for two consecutive terms (2005-2014), a town near the capital Sofia, she was elected MP in the October 5 early elections.

Last year she joined Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV), the movement of President (2002-2012) Georgi Parvanov.

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