Close to 2,000 supporters of right-wing parties, including former prime minister Boyko Borisov, traveled to Sofia to protest against the return to work in Bulgaria’s parliament on September 4.
Having reached the capital, they joined forces with approximately 100 demonstrators, who, for the last 84 days, have been demanding the resignation of Plamen Orecharski’s government, which is accused of collusion with the world of finance and organised crime, explains 24 Tchassa.
Ranged against them, several hundred supporters of left-wing parties turned out to demonstrate their support for the current administration. Six people were arrested in the course of clashes with police.
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