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New York Times
"Why has there been no privatization?" asked Alexander Tomov, an energetic member of Parliament. "One reason: because of the confrontation between the two biggest parties."
Ideologically, many of the current Socialists have not weaned themselves from Marx. "We are in favor of privatization, but we must retain significant state control," said Klara Marinova, a former member of the Communist Party who is now a spokeswoman for the Socialists.
"Neither of the parties says they are against privatization, but in reality nothing has been done," Mr. [Ivan Neykov] said. "There are more directors of the privatization agency than the number of companies that have been sold."