Bulgaria’s central bank suspends deputy governor

Gurov is ‘incompatible with his role,’ says anti-corruption commission

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The Bulgarian Commission for Combatting Corruption has found the activities of Andrey Gurov, deputy governor of the Bulgarian National Bank to be ‘incompatible’ with his role, forcing his suspension, the central bank said on June 27.

Gurev, who is responsible for the issuance department, will take unpaid leave until “lawful actions are taken”, the central bank said, without providing further details. 

Gurev himself called the decision to suspend him ‘unlawful’ and informed the National Bank of

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