SOFIA – Bulgaria’s prosecution requests inspection of Lukoil’s port

An inspection into the concession agreement for the Lukoil Bulgaria port, which was signed nine years ago during Boyko Borissov’s first government and where nearly one-third of the country’s oil is unloaded, has been launched by Bulgaria’s prosecutor’s office.

Russian oil company Lukoil owns the largest oil refinery in the Balkans, near Bourgas.

The inspection was requested by the prosecution just two days after a large-scale protest took place near Lukoil’s port, but was directed against the nearby residence of the honorary leader of the Movement for Rights, Ahmed Dogan.

Dogan’s party is accused of being a shadow partner of Prime Minister Boyko Borissov’s ruling GERB party and of wielding enormous power in the country without political responsibility.

(Krassen Nikolov | EURACTIV.bg)

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