"The opposition is very cunning, they diminish the successes of the government."
Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for Bulgaria's EU Presidency
"The Balkans may replace the UK which is now exiting. Incredible nature. From the Mediterranean all the way to the Black Sea: mountains, rivers, natural wealth, hard-working nations ... beautiful people. "
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov
"Borisov will rule us until he gets fed up with us."
Former Constitutional Judge Geogri Markov