Situation in Bulgaria Remains Tense

People ♦ Published: February 21, 2013; 23:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the resignation of the Bulgarian government, the political atmosphere is at a tipping point. The protests continue and are broadening.

Situation in Bulgaria Remains Tense / Picture: ©

Bulgaria´s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who will lead the government until President Rosen Plevneliev has appointed a new interim Prime Minister, has received support from the Parliament today. A clear majority of the Members of the Parliament has accepted the government´s resignation. Not only the governing GERB party, but also the oppositional socialists and the Turkish party DPS…