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Aug 14, 2020 12:46 EEST
August 14 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's prime minister Boyko Borissov said on Friday that his GERB party, the bigger partner in the government coalition, will propose the convening of a Grand National Assembly to discuss a new Constitution drafted by the party.
The Constitution drafted by GERB envisages a cut in the number of the members of Parliament by half - to 120, a cut in the number of the members of a Grand National Assembly to 280 from 400, and several changes to the structure of the judiciary, Borissov said in a statement.
"As soon as the National Assembly adopts a decision for elections for a Grand National Assembly to be held in accordance with Article 160 of the Constitution, I will step down as prime minister the same day," Borissov said.
Borissov's statement comes as protests calling for the resignation of his coalition government entered their 37th day on Friday.
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