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The President of Bulgaria called on the government to resign

The President of Bulgaria rumen Radev supported the protesters and said that to solve the crisis held in the Cabinet reshuffle, it is necessary to hold early elections, and the government should resign, the statement said the office of the President.

Earlier it was reported that the people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria at its meeting on Friday approved changes in the government, headed by Boyko Borisov.

The Bulgarian Parliament approves government reshuffle

The people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria at its meeting on Friday approved changes in the government, headed by Boyko Borisov, according to the Agency Focus.

Earlier Borisov against the backdrop of raging protests announced the resignation of the Ministers of Finance, economy, internal Affairs and tourism. He noted that the resignation submitted by the Minister of Finance Vladislav Goranov, Minister of economy Emil Karanikolov, interior Minister Mladen Marinov and tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova. According to the Premier, as Minister of Finance should take the current health Minister Kiril Ananiev, the post of Minister of internal Affairs former chief police Commissioner Hristo Terziiski. the Minister of tourism will be Mariana Nikolova, Minister of health - Mr. Kostadin Angelov.

In Bulgaria, protesters blocked several junctions

The protesters are demanding the resignation of the government in the night on Friday blocked several junctions in the centre of Sofia, according to Bulgarian national radio (BNR).

Earlier, Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov amid persisting protests, has announced the resignation of the Ministers of Finance, economy, internal Affairs and tourism. However, protesters continue to demand the resignation of the entire government.

The foreign Ministry assessed the situation around the "Balkan thread"

Construction of the pipeline "Balkan thread" (the Bulgarian part of the pipeline "Turkish stream"), as stated by the Bulgarian authorities, will be completed by January 1, 2021, are also preparations for the construction of Belene NPP, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Director of the Fourth European Department of the MFA of Russia Yuri Philipson.

"The construction of the second line of the "Turkish stream" on the territory of Bulgaria is planned pace and the assurances of partners will be completed by January 1, 2021. Prime Minister Boyko Borisov holds the implementation of the project under personal control, regularly inspect the construction site. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, which still makes itself felt, preparations for the construction of NPP "Belene" - said the diplomat.

In Sofia, protesters gathered outside the national TV

The thirteenth day of anti-government protests was held on Tuesday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia after the rejection of the vote of no confidence in the current government, the protesters marched through the centre of Sofia and went to the building of the Bulgarian national television to demand the resignation of its CEO, reports the Bulgarian national radio (BNR).

Earlier it was reported that the Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) on July 15, the fifth time submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption. On Tuesday, the national Assembly (Parliament) at the meeting voted against the vote of no confidence in the current Cabinet of Ministers, headed by Boyko Borisov.

The Bulgarian Parliament rejected the censure motion

The people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria at its meeting on Tuesday voted against a vote of no confidence in the current Cabinet of Ministers, headed by Boyko Borisov, stated on the website of the Parliament.

Earlier it was reported that the Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) on July 15, the fifth time submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption. Subsequently the vote was scheduled for Tuesday. Under the law, the vote of no confidence should take place in Parliament within 24 hours after the end of the debate. The deputies agreed to begin an extraordinary session on Tuesday at 11.30 (same as GMT).

The Bulgarian Parliament suggested who was behind the protests in the country

Anti-government protests in Bulgaria can be part of a coordinated campaign in the region of South-Eastern Europe as a whole, which can stand the Western powers, said RIA Novosti member of the Parliament of Bulgaria Ivo Hristov.

Anti-government protests continue in Bulgaria for more than a week. Protesters chanting "Mafia - out" and demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. The issue of confidence in the government was debated in the Parliament. The Bulgarian Parliament on Monday ended the debate on the censure motion, the vote on this issue held on Tuesday.

The Bulgarian Parliament finished the debate on the censure motion

The people's Assembly (Parliament) of Bulgaria finished the debate of the censure motion against the government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, the vote on this issue will take place on Tuesday, according to the Bulgarian national radio (BNR).

The Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) on July 15, the fifth time submitted to Parliament the question of the censure motion which the opposition accuses of corruption.

The expert commented on the protests in Bulgaria

Protests in Bulgaria caused by the confrontation between the President and the government, they can lead to an early parliamentary and presidential elections, as the country is now paralysis of all branches of government, says a senior researcher of the Institute of Slavic studies Peter Iskenderov.

In Bulgaria for a week of protests that began on 9 July in Sofia with thousands of actions in support of the President rumen Radeva. Bulgarian media called cause of the protests the arrests of the President's advisors on security issues, and legal matters. Advisors had been detained in cases related to the disclosure of state secrets and abuse of influence for personal gain.

Bulgaria extended the emergency epidemiological situation

The Bulgarian authorities until July 31 extended the emergency epidemiological situation imposed over COVID-19, according to the government portal about the situation with the coronavirus in the country.

"The Council of Ministers adopted the decision on the extension of the period of declared emergency epidemic situation until July 31, 2020", reported on the website.

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