Rumen Radev has won Bulgaria’s presidential election

European Parliament President Martin Schulz congratulated Tuesday Bulgarian president-elect Roumen Radev. Radev will be the fifth President of democratic Bulgaria after winning the most votes in the second round of voting in presidential elections November 13.

Boiko Borisov has announced that he will step down as Bulgarian prime minister. His resignation was prompted by the victory of Socialist-backed general Rumen Radev in the presidential election.Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has said he will resign as promised.”In the first working day of the parliament we will tender the government resignation,”

“The results clearly shows the governing coalition has no majority and cannot pass the upcoming budget,”Borisov told reporters.

Socialist candidate Rumen Radev, a 53-year-old Moscow-friendly general, was elected as Bulgaria’s president with 59.4 percent of the vote. Tsetska Tsacheva, the 58-year-old candidate of the ruling center-right GERB party and Borisov’s choice, was left behind with 36.2 percent with 99.3 percent of polling stations counted.

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