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Bulgaria: Parliament Outvoted Presidential Veto Against Budget

Published: August 16, 2013; 15:38 · (Vindobona)

With the support of the nationalists, the government has won over the Bulgarian President Plevneliev, who intended to avoid higher public spendings.

Bulgaria: Parliament Outvoted Presidential Veto Against Budget / Picture: © Flickr

On Friday the Bulgarian parliament has outruled the veto of President Rosen Plevneliev against the supplementary budget. Apart from the MPs of the ruling Socialists (BSP) and the Turkish minority party DPS also representatives of nationalist Ataka voted for the vote of persistence and collected 130 out of 240 possible voes. The opposing Gerb party of former Prime Minister Boyko Borisov…

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