At 8 pm Bulgarian time, MEPs are discussing a resolution on Bulgaria that is to be voted on October 8. Only speakers pre-selected by parliamentary groups are to talk. Positions remain polarized between defenders of the resolution, which was adopted by the Committee on Civil Liberties last week and their opponents of the European People’s Party, BNR has reported.
<p><b>MEP and leader of the Party of European Socialists, Sergey Stanishev, said it was time for the EPP to show will by supporting the document. Chairman of the EPP group, Manfred Weber, commented on Twitter on protests in Bulgaria, pointing out that the solution for the future government of the country was regular elections in March 2021.</b></p> <p>Before the start of debates, Prof. Velislav Minekov, one of the leaders of anti-government protests, together with other Bulgarians, is to speak in front of the European Parliament building.</p> <br/></span>