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Anti-government protests in Bulgaria continue for 72nd day

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Anti-government protests in the centre of the capital Sofia have started for the 72nd evening, as citizens are demanding the resignations of the prime minister, the chief prosecutor and the speaker of parliament, BNR reports.

The former chairman of the parliamentary group of the ruling GERB party, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, told bTV that the incidents in front of the parliament on September 2, when there were clashes with the police, were caused by provocateurs. According to Tsvetanov, the police did not do a good job due to mistakes on the spot.
The politician clarified that the authorities did not directly bring the provocateurs among the protesters, but rather it had been done by people who want the government to remain at the head of the state. These are criminal structures that are being used by the status quo, Tsvetanov added.

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