Radev handed the mandate to Gabriel

President Rumen Radev handed a mandate for forming a government to the GERB candidate for prime minister Mariya Gabriel, a BGNES reporter reported.

On behalf of GERB, I assume responsibility for forming a government. My proposal will be for an expert government united around clear priorities, said Mariya Gabriel.

She stressed that she would do everything within this exploratory mandate "Bulgaria to have a stable, functioning and regular government".

"We will work for Bulgaria's credibility in Europe and in the world. I have had the opportunity in recent days to talk to the parliamentary forces. Common priorities need to be outlined in much more detail," Gabriel added.

The meeting is also attended by Desislava Atanasova, Tomislav Donchev, Denitsa Sacheva and Temenuzhka Petkova. / BGNES