Bulgarian party gathered 200,000 signatures for a referendum on Turkish EU accession

The 200,000 signatures required by Bulgarian legislation for Parliament to consider a referendum have been gathered for a vote on Turkish EU accession. This means that the proposal for a referendum will have to be forwarded by the parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs to be voted in plenary.

According to Bulgarian legislation, the national citizens’ initiative for referendum is kicked off if at least 200,000 signatures have been gathered and Parliament approves the holding of a popular vote.

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