Resolution on rule of law and fundamental rights in Bulgaria
MEPs will discuss on Monday with Council and Commission representatives the ongoing protests in Bulgaria, with a resolution following on Thursday.
Protests in Bulgaria erupted on 9 July, with demonstrators calling for Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev to resign, based on allegations of corruption and state capture. Citizens took to the streets following two incidents that have added to the public’s growing frustration over systemic political corruption.
Vote: Wednesday, 7 October (amendments) and Thursday, 8 October (final text)
Procedure: Non-legislative resolution