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Bulgarian PM set to resign after his party loses presidency

Published 13/11/2016

A man holds his ballot before casting a vote in the presidential election in Sofia (AP)
A man holds his ballot before casting a vote in the presidential election in Sofia (AP)

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov says he will resign after accepting that the opposition has won a run-off presidential election.

Exit polls showed opposition Socialists-backed candidate General Rumen Radev taking 58% of the vote in Sunday's ballot.

Mr Borisov said: "We accept the will of the people and we congratulate those who have the support of the majority of the voters."

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