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PP-DB set seven conditions for GERB to keep the government

Kiril Petkov, ex-prime minister from "We Continue the Change"
Photo: BGNES

"We Continue the Change - Democratic Bulgaria" (PP-DB) has invited GERB to talks, insisting that tomorrow the leader of the party, Boyko Borissov, together with the leaders of the coalition, sign the Mechanism for guaranteeing the reform program of the cabinet, announced PP co-chair Kiril Petkov after a meeting of the parliamentary group. 

In his words, PP-DB decided to confirm the declaration of the "Denkov-Gabriel" cabinet, placing seven guarantees in order to continue their joint governance with GERB:

1. General board for appointment of the regulators;
2. Compliance with the already approved general legislative program;
3. Road map for judicial and constitutional reform;
4. Reform in the secret services;
5. Agreed law on the anti-corruption commission;
6. Revision of the electoral code;
7. General position on the legality of the referendum initiatied by Vazrazhdane party.

If these guarantees are not met, PP-DB will demand the resignation of the cabinet.

"Bulgaria needs a reformist government, but this cannot be done at the cost of captured regulators. Bulgarians need peace, but also real reform, not an imitation of such", commented Kiril Petkov.
Earlier today, PP-DB deputies boycotted the plenary session with the accusation that GERB is preparing to replace the regulators with a hidden majority, which includes MRF and Vazrazhdane.

GERB replied that on Saturday they would hold a national working meeting in Veliko Tarnovo with the participation of their municipal mayors, MPs and regional coordinators and then they will announce their decision regarding the questions raised by PP-DB.

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