Bulgarian Deputy PM: “They Want Social Justice“

More+Comment ♦ Published: July 27, 2013; 14:03 ♦ (Vindobona)

In an interview with Austrian newspaper Standard, Bulgarian Justice Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova (40) talks about the reasons for the protest movement, planned reforms and critizism from abroad.

Bulgarian Deputy PM: “They Want Social Justice“ / Picture: © www.government.bg

The protests in the streets of Sofia and other cities in Bulgaria started around seven weeks ago with the so-called Peewksi-scandal when the government approved the appointment of Delyan Peevski, 33-year-old media tycoon and businessman, as head of the national security agency.

Zlatanova admits that the step was a political mistake by the parliament and the public opinion had…