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Mon, 09/01/2008 - 11:06

You can't drink all night with mutri and still work for the Interior Ministry.

Interior Minister Mihail Mikov on sacking two senior police officers

I have no intention of throwing victims to the wolves merely to satisfy certain wishes.

Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev on the European Commission's report

For a long time we have thought we could manage the European funds by using the same system we use for budgetary spending. But the mechanism is completely different. We're talking about European taxpayers' money here, and that is the reason why the matter is now extremely delicate and why the European Commission is very rigourous in its evaluations and sanctions.

Ahmed Dogan on the European Commission report

I don't see the need to make other staff changes. Are we to fire 100 more people and start looking for aliens from the Moon to work in the agency?

Asen Gagauzov, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works, on whether there would be further shakeups in the PHARE Agency

The government knows that it has to do something, but it doesn't know what. So it offers a tasteless mix of Socialist techno music from Buzludzha and a seminar tour of the resorts.

Political scientist Ivan Krastev



DJ Sergey will spin 'Why I Failed.'

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, president of GERB, on which song the prime-minister-cum-DJ would play next

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