In the presidential elections in Bulgaria, according to the first published by the CEC of the country’s official figures, the leading candidate from the Bulgarian socialist party (BSP) rumen Radev, reports the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.
Radev scored by 26.45% of the vote, ahead of his nearest rival speaker of the Parliament Zecco Cachefu receiving support 21,38%
voters. Data are presented on the results of counting of votes by 10.48%
As expected, in the first round of elections none of the candidates
will not be able to recruit the necessary number of votes – more than 50%, marks “Interfax”. Second
tour to be held in a week.
Direct presidential elections were held in Bulgaria on the eve. Only for the posts of President and Vice-President mills extended a pair of 21 candidates. Former air force commander, 53-year-old rumen Radev has the support of the opposition Socialist party of Bulgaria and calls for the lifting of EU sanctions against Russia, observers say. According to them, Tsacheva, if elected President, will pursue Pro-European policy.
Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov at a press conference said,
what if during the second round Tsacheva defeated, he will go into
resignation. However, he expressed hope that in the second round she
can bypass Radeva.