SOFIA Rumen Radev, the candidate of Bulgaria's opposition Socialist party, narrowly won the first round of the presidential election in Bulgaria with 24.8-26.7 percent of the vote, exit polls by Alpha Research and Gallup International showed on Sunday.Former air force commander Radev, 53, will face ruling GERB's party candidate Tsetska Tsacheva in a run-off for the highly ceremonial post of the vote on Nov. 13. Tsacheva scored 23.5-22.5 percent, exit polls said.
(Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; writing by Radu Marinas)
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Published Date: Nov 07, 2016 12:15 am | Updated Date: Nov 07, 2016 12:15 am