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Bulgarian PM Borissov and President Radev in show of unity on military modernisation, anti-corruption and foreign policy

Bulgarian PM Borissov and President Radev in show of unity on military modernisation, anti-corruption and foreign policy
Against a background of recent tensions between Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov’s GERB party and President Roumen Radev, the heads of government and state sat down on July 3 for talks, claiming unity on key issues.

Initiated by the Prime Minister, the talks between Borissov and Radev were held at the President’s office.

A particular source of tension has been the continuing squabble over the process of choosing a new fighter jet for the Bulgarian Air Force.

GERB parliamentary leader Tsvetan Tsvetanov has accused Radev of interfering in the process and at the initiative of Borissov’s party, a multi-party parliamentary committee has been set up to investigate the process./IBNA

Read the full article at The Sofia Globe

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