Bulgarian Govt Axes National Police Chief – Report

Domestic | November 23, 2013, Saturday // 11:41|  views

Angel Antonov, photo BGNES

The Chief of Bulgaria's Main Directorate "National Police," Angel Antonov has been released from the post Friday.

The news was reported by the public television (BNT) Saturday. The order for Antonov's dismissal has been signed by the Minister of Interior in the current, Socialist-endorsed government, Tsvetlin Yovchev, and has already been handed to the former police chief.

Antonov was appointed at the post in June 2012 by Tsvetan Tsvetanov, former Interior Minister in the cabinet of the centrist and now in opposition Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB. Before that he was Chief of Criminal Police.

There is still no official confirmation from Main Directorate "National Police."

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Tags: Main Directorate, National Police, chief, dismissal, Angel Antonov, GERB, Socialist-endorsed government, Interior Minister, Tsvetlin Yovchev, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Minister of Interior


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