Bulgarian Prime Minister Petkov meets European Attorney General Laura Kövesi
Bulgarian Prime Minister Petkov meets European Attorney General Laura Kövesi.

Sofia, Bulgaria: Prime Minister of Bulgaria – Kiril Petkov, met with the European Attorney General Laura Kövesi on March 16, Wednesday. Both of the dignitaries held discussions on significant issues such as – corruption

Prime Minister Petkov shared the information via his Twitter handle. The tweet cites, “Thanks to the European Attorney General #Лаура #Кьовеши, who supports the will and efforts of the government in the fight against corruption. Today we confirmed that we would work together @EUProsecutor to achieve real results and Bulgaria to be a place without corruption and violations. #EPPO“. 


Prime Minister Petkov further appreciated the efforts of the European Chief Prosecutor Kövesi in assisting the country in its fight against corruption. 

The other tweet of PM Petkov states, “Thank you, European Chief Prosecutor #Laura #Kövesi for your support to the government & our will and efforts to tackle corruption. We have reaffirmed cooperation with the prosecutor’s office and will work on achieving real results in our fight against corruption. #EPPO“. 

Meanwhile, the official page of EPPO, in its tweet, cited, “If there is no detection of fraud, there can be no investigations. Thanks to Prime Minister @KirilPetkov for his determination, leadership & compelling vision on the fight against corruption. Laura Kövesi: “I am grateful to the Bulgarian citizens for their trust in #EPPO“.  

The Bulgarian Prime Minister, the previous month, submitted the list of nineteen (19) persons who overpower corruption in Bulgaria to the Prosecutor General Ivan Geshev, saying that the forthcoming four years will set an example for the other European countries in its way of tackling corruption. 

He then also expressed his optimism that corruption will fade away from the European country before his tenure ends, noting, “One of our government’s main promises is to terminate corruption, and there are not any exceptions; no one is above the rule of law. There will be no division between the ruling or opposition party in concerns with corruption”.