Sofia. Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, Sergey Stanishev, and BSP’s nominee for prime minister of Bulgaria, Plamen Oresharski, arrived at the President’s Office for consultations with President Rosen Plevneliev within the procedure for handing the mandate for the formation of a new government, FOCUS News Agency reporter informed.
Sofia. “We think that Thursday, May 21, should be the final deadline for the election of a new Bulgarian government,” said Lyutvi Mestan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF), after the consultations with President Rosen Plevneliev, FOCUS News Agency reporter informed.
Istanbul. Syria's main opposition National Coalition opened a fresh round of talks in Istanbul Thursday, where dissidents will discuss a US-Russian proposal to bring rebels and regime officials to the negotiating table, AFP reported.