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Bulgaria: Thousands gather for anti-govt protest in Sofia03:10

Bulgaria: Thousands gather for anti-govt protest in Sofia

Bulgaria, Sofia
July 16, 2020 at 03:28 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands gathered for an anti-government demonstration in Sofia, Wednesday, protesting against Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's centre-right government accusing it of corruption.

The protesters held various banners demanding Borissov and the whole cabinet to resign and chanted slogans.

Earlier, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev also demanded the resignation of the government and the end to "the mafia way of ruling" during a televised address.

His comments came as tensions escalated in the country after two of the president's aides were arrested in a police raid at Radev's headquarters last week.

Bulgaria: Thousands gather for anti-govt protest in Sofia03:10
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Thousands gathered for an anti-government demonstration in Sofia, Wednesday, protesting against Prime Minister Boyko Borissov's centre-right government accusing it of corruption.

The protesters held various banners demanding Borissov and the whole cabinet to resign and chanted slogans.

Earlier, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev also demanded the resignation of the government and the end to "the mafia way of ruling" during a televised address.

His comments came as tensions escalated in the country after two of the president's aides were arrested in a police raid at Radev's headquarters last week.

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