Bulgaria President hands over exploratory mandate to candidate for prime minister

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Bulgaria President hands over exploratory mandate to candidate for prime minister

Today, President Rumen Radev hands over an exploratory mandate to form a government to the candidate for prime minister, who is nominated by the first political force in parliament We Continue the Change The party has a week to propose a cabinet project.

If it failed, the mandate would go to the second largest force - GERB-SDS, but the coalition has already stated that they will not form a government within this parliament. The constitution says that the head of state can choose a third party to receive a mandate.

The president held consultations with the parliamentary forces at the beginning of the week, with the exception of We Continue the Change and the BSP. The two parties didn't come because of a meeting on the state budget. For the first time, Bulgaria's head of state will hand over an investigative mandate to the largest party without meeting its representatives.