"The alternative to the BSP are Borisov, Orbán and Berlusconi."
Hannes Swoboda, Leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
"The protests in Bulgaria show the Bulgarian society's deep fear of law enforcement."
José Manuel Barroso, European Commission chairman
"There is a man who has gone through a major personal catharsis."
Sergey Stanishev, leader of the BSP, on Delyan Peevski's appointment as head of the security agency that sparked off weeks of street protests
"To my regret, sooner or later I will be prime minister again."
Boyko Borisov, leader of GERB