Bulgarian Government Resigns

People ♦ Published: February 20, 2013; 11:41 ♦ (Vindobona)

This step came as a surprise. Before, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov rejected to step down. In April, the country will hold new elections.

Bulgarian Government Resigns / Picture: © Wikipedia / Darldarl

After heavy citizens´ protests, Bulgaria´s government resigns en masse. Prime Minister Borisov explained that the reason for this decision were the protests against the high energy prices. In the last days, the protests threatened to turn into riots. Yesterday, the clashes between protestors and the police went on. Ten people got hurt.

Borisov explained that the people have…