Sat, May 25 2013
Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov and his wife economist Caroline Freund at the March 3 2010 reception hosted by President Georgi Purvanov in Sofia's Boyana residence on the occasion of Bulgaria's March 3 national holiday.
Photo: Georgi Kozhouharov
The impeachment procedure would enable a debate on a new constitution, OLJ reasons.
On March 12 2010, Purvanov will hold a special news conference on the issue that has triggered impeachment calls from the ruling party.
Alleging that Purvanov violated the constitution by illegally recording his meeting with Dyankov, Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s party seeks the impeachment of Purvanov, a move to be backed by some right-wing parties but with no certainty of succeeding.
Prime Minister Boiko Borissov called Purvanov’s decision to publish the transcript 'unprecedented war' against the Government
Bulgaria’s President says that it is normal practice for his office to keep a stenograph record of his meetings and discussions, and at the Speaker of Parliament’s request, he will provide copies of his talk with Simeon Dyankov.
Speaker of Parliament has written to President, and Prime Boiko Borissov's party implies that Purvanov may have violated Simeon Dyankov's constitutional rights.
Tension between institutions was undesirable, especially during economic crisis, Dyankov said
Prime Minister Boiko Borissov refused to be the judge in the war of words between President Georgi Purvanov and Finance Minister Simeon Dyankov.
President Georgi Purvanov demands that Simeon Dyankov backs up comments about Purvanov's alleged assets or resigns
Senior EU figures have expressed optimism about Bulgaria going over to the common European currency, while few commentators fail to mention Greece’s problems.
The funding is provided under the foreign military sales programme of the US army's Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
The UK nationals were arrested after throwing beer bottles at people after being refused entry to a restaurant that had closed for the night.
Restoration and development projects include Madara Horseman, Arbanassi fortress, Magura cave.
Simeon Saxe-Coburg and his spouse Margarita opened a new heating and insulation system at the Tsar Ferdinand Hospital for Pulmonary Diseases in Iskrets, a project implemented thanks to the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Sofia and the Nando Peretti Foundation.
According to the law's provisions, the commission will have the power to investigate individuals without prior notification and would not require a criminal conviction in order to launch an investigation.