Ognyan Gerdzhikov Is Bulgaria’s New Interim PM, Snap Elections on March 26 (ROUNDUP)
Wednesday, 25 January 2017
At a decree of newly-appointed President of the Republic of Bulgaria General Rumen Radev, the 43rd National Assembly will be dismissed on January 27, 2017.
The Bulgarian Head of State set March 26, 2017 as the date of the snap parliamentary elections.
With another decree President Radev appointed Ognyan Gerdzhikov interim Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria.
Mr Radev issued a special press release to the media announcing the abovementioned decisions on Tuesday.
The President started the talks with the possible members of the interim government yesterday.
Bulgarian Ambassador to Berlin Radi Naydenov, Deputy Minister of Finance Kiril Ananiev, former deputy minister of labour and social policy Galab Donev, actor Rashko Mladenov, and former director of the interior ministry directorate in Plovdiv Plamen Uzunov, were seen entering the President’s Office at 1:30 p.m.
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