Bulgaria Ex-President Urges Change of Constitution, Political System

17 May 2016
Ex-president of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov (photo credit: BGNES)
Ex-president of Bulgaria Georgi Parvanov (photo credit: BGNES)
<p>President (2002-2012) said on Monday he would prefer to run in presidential elections under a presidential republic and a new constitution.</p><p><br>In an interview with private NOVA TV broadcaster he refused to make clear whether his name was among those discussed in his&nbsp;<b>ABV</b>&nbsp;party as a candidate for the election this autumn.&nbsp;However, he stressed he didn't see any legal barriers if he is to run, as constitutional limitations refer to "reelection" for a second consecutive term in office. &nbsp;"I can be elected until the end of the world," he opined, adding: "I don't have a desire to run for president as I have other ambitions, other ideas for my personal life, but the political decision is yet to come."</p>
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