Slovakia forms a four party coalition

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Slovakian Prime Minister and Chairman of Direction – Social Democracy (SMER) party, Robert Fico, during a press conference after the announcement of election results, at the SMER party election headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia, 06 March 2016.

Slovakia forms a four party coalition


Roberto Fico will form a four-party coalition government, renewing his term in office. The new coalition is estimated to secure 82 seats in a 150-seat parliament. Following the March 5 elections, the constitution provides a 10-day deadline for the formation of a government. In principle, the agreement was concluded on Monday, March 14.

The incumbent Smer-SD of Prime Minister Fico will remain the senior coalition partner in an alliance with the ultra-nationalist Slovak National Party (SNS) and...


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