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Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov confirms support for nomination of Ivan Geshev for next Prosecutor General

Ivan Geshev
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Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov confirmed his decision to support the nomination for next prosecutor general of Ivan Geshev, currently Deputy Prosecutor General of Bulgaria.  

Yesterday, the Competition and Attestation Commission, comprising 12 – members of the prosecution college and magistrates – unanimously agreed that the only nomination for next prosecutor general - current Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev - is in possession of the high professional abilities for occupying the post of Prosecutor General of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Ivan Geshev’s nomination triggered a series of civil protests demanding guarantees of a transparent procedure and a genuine competition among different candidates for head of the prosecutor’s office. 

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