Bulgarian deputy prime minister Simeonov resigns17 November 2018 | 09:21 | FOCUS News Agency
Simeonov, who oversaw economic and demographic policy, is one of the leaders of the United Patriots, an alliance of nationalist parties that together form the junior coalition partner in the centre-right government of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov that took office in May 2017.
Simeonov’s party is expected to continue to support the government.
The opposition Socialists and the ethnic Turkish MRF party had also demanded Simeonov’s resignation and boycotted sessions in parliament.
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