Bulgaria is heading for a fresh election after the country’s largest parties have been unable to form a government after the parliamentary elections held on April 4.
With the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP), the third-largest in parliament, having failed to form a government, the country will now hold early elections on July 11.
Korneliya Ninova, the leader of the BSP, to whom President Rumen Radev tapped to form a government, has said her party did not receive support from the second-largest party in the parliament.
Ninova added that during the Supreme Council Session held over the weekend, she decided not to establish a cabinet and immediately returned the task to the president.
Following the BSP's failure to form a government, President Radev announced that he would dissolve parliament next week and set a date for early elections on July 11, in accordance with the Bulgarian Constitution.
After Radev dissolves parliament, he will form a "government of technocrats" that will prepare for the elections and run the country until a government is formed.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.