Petkov: It was an Honor to Lead a Government taken down by the Russian Ambassador, Peevski, Borissov and Trifonov – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

“It was an honor for me to lead a government that was taken down by Peevski, Borissov, Trifonov and Mitrofanova (Russia’s Ambassador to Bulgaria)”, said the now-former Prime Minister Kiril Petkov after the successful no-confidence vote that passed today with the votes of 123 MPs. “This vote is just a small step in a very long road. What they (the opposition) didn’t understand was that in such a way Read more…

Bulgarian PM is Looking for Emigrants to Work in the Ministry of Interior – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

“My advisor and I are making a list of Bulgarians abroad who have the appropriate education to join the Interior Ministry, the new Anti-Corruption Commission, the special services,” Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov announced on BTV. “Geshev’s chance to clear the system is zero,” the prime minister added, justifying why Read more…

Bulgarian PM: Head of Anti-Corruption Commission No Longer has Access to Classified Information – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

The access to classified information of the chairman of Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegally Acquired Property(CCCCIAP) Sotir Tsatsarov was taken away. This was confirmed to BNT by Prime Minister Kiril Petkov. Today State agency for National Security (SANS) informed me that they have revoked the permission for Read more…

“Zero tolerance for corruption will be the motto of our government”, First Tasks for the Petkov Cabinet: Judicial System, Price Shock and Vaccination – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Zero tolerance for corruption will be the motto of our government. We will also form a parliamentary commission, said the nominee for Prime Minister Kiril Petkov, after returning the mandate of the president fulfilled, according to BGNES Bulgarian Politics: “We Continue the Change” took the Mandate to form a Government Read more…

Prosecutor’s Office Headed by Ivan Geshev Blocks Trials against Former Government, Borissov – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

We see how the prosecutor’s office headed by Ivan Geshev does not allow the start of any trial against the former government, Boyko Rashkov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, told BNR. He stressed that there is no pre-trial proceedings on the reports of violations revealed by the caretaker Read more…

OLAF: Romania Ranks First in Fraud Cases with EU Funds, Bulgaria is Fifth – Novinite.com – Sofia News Agency

Romania is the country where the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) concluded the most numerous number of investigations on EU fund embezzlement last year. More than 10% of the total100 files refers to frauds with EU money in our country, according to the 2019 OLAF report. Last year, OLAF investigated how EU funds had been spent in 42 countries, concluding 100 files Read more…