Wiretapping scandal in Bulgaria is a matter of European concern
Press Release, the ALDE Group, European Parliament, April 16, 2013
Commenting on the investigation by the Bulgarian Prosecutor General’s Office into the allegations of illegal wiretapping of scores of political opposition leaders in Bulgaria, Guy Verhofstadt, President of the ALDE Group has made the following statement:
“Sanctioning of illegal wiretapping of opposition politicians in Bulgaria by state authorities undermines democracy and the fairness of the electoral process. The European Union monitoring mechanism covers adherence to the rule of law matters and therefore the ongoing scandal should be seriously analysed by the European Commission. With less than one month before elections in Bulgaria, citizens need to be reassured that their fundamental rights are protected”…
Posted: April 16th, 2013 under New items.