Bulgaria's Borisov names more ministerial appointees

21/07/2009

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Prosecutor Margarita Popova, head of a special unit investigating fraud involving EU funds, has been tapped as justice minister in the new government, Prime Minister-designate Boyko Borisov announced on Monday (July 20th). Nikolay Mladenov, currently a member of the European Parliament (EP), will take over the defence ministry, he added. Borisov said he will nominate another EP member, Rumania Zeleva, for the position of either foreign minister, or EU commissioner. The deadline for announcing cabinet ministers is Thursday morning. (Nova TV, Darik, BTA, Sofia news agency, Mediapool, BGNES, AFP, DPA - 20/07/09)

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