Bulgarian interior minister resigns

Rumen Petkov has just stepped down amid corruption charges against ministry staff.

    Petkov forced to step down over crime scandal [EPA]

    Stanishev said Petkov's decision was "normal, logical and dignified".
     
    Crime allegations
     
    Petkov's resignation came after an escalation in the EU newcomer's struggle against crime that could threaten the cabinet's long-term survival and cost it millions in aid.
     
    "I am resigning to allow for a better state," Petkov told reporters.
     

    SOURCE: Agencies


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