Bulgaria begins talks for new cabinet, election

February 22, 2013 15:43


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SOFIA - Bulgaria's president launched talks to create a new government on Friday after violent protests toppled the austerity-minded cabinet and put the Balkan country on course for an early election and a potential political deadlock.

The resignation of Prime Minister Boiko Borisov's cabinet has failed to quell public anger over high utility bills, and more protests are planned on Friday evening, as well as over the weekend.

President Rosen Plevneliev began talks with the main political parties, including Borisov's centre-right GERB party and their rivals the Socialists, on the prospect of creating a government ahead of an election scheduled for July.

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