Pavlin Dimitrov will be proposed for deputy interior minister

SOFIA, Bulgaria

Pavlin Dimitrov, who has been chief secretary in the Ministry of Interior up to now, will be proposed for deputy interior minister, Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov announced ahead of the meeting of the Council of Ministers.

Kalin Georgiev will be suggested for chief secretary.

Minister Tsvetanov added that the police had detained a person on a suspicion of assaulting journalist Ognyan Boyadzhiev.

The minister announced also that the 40-year-old policeman who had been seriously injured in a shootout between a police patrol and a criminal group close to the town of Svoge on 10 July 2009 died during the night. Lyubomir Mitov was admitted to Military Medical Academy in Sofia with blood loss of more than two and a half liters. Over 100 police officers donated blood.

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