Bulgaria’s largest opposition party votes to quit parliament

FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Bulgarian Socialist party Kornelia Ninova speaks during a news conference at the party's headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria March 26, 2017. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh/File Photo

SOFIA (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Bulgaria’s opposition Socialist Party (BSP) are leaving parliament for an unspecified period, saying fair elections could not be guaranteed following recent Election Code amendments. As the Socialists control 79 of the 240 seats in parliament, the move, approved by BSP’s national council on Saturday, could lead to numbers in parliament more […]

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