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Bulgaria set to hold early election between Sept 28 and Oct 12
June 17, 2014 / 11:32 AM / 3 years ago

Bulgaria set to hold early election between Sept 28 and Oct 12

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Bulgarian political parties have agreed to hold an early election sometime between September 28 and October 12, President Rosen Plevneliev said in a statement on Tuesday.

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev speaks at the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 24, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/Pool

The ruling coalition survived its fifth no-confidence vote on Friday but is still expected to resign soon after a poor showing by the ruling Socialists in May’s European Parliament elections.

Reporting by Matthias Williams, writing by Radu Marinas; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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