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Protests force Bulgarian PM to reverse controversial appointment

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has apologised for a political appointment that plunged his three-week-old government into crisis.

His appointment of controversial media mogul Delyan Peevski as head of the national security agency provoked days of street protests, and prompted the main opposition to boycott parliament.

Parliament reversed the appointment on Wednesday.

  • 19 Jun 2013
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