Lawmakers set to back Slovenia’s first minority cabinet

By Marja Novak LJUBLJANA, Sept 13 : Parliament was expected to confirm Prime Minister Marjan Sarec’s centre-left coalition as Slovenia’s first minority government on Thursday, following an inconclusive general election. Sarec, a former provincial mayor, comedian and actor, became prime minister-designate last month after the centre-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) failed to forge a coalition […]

Slovenia faces prospect of early election after NSI quits coalition talks

By Marja Novak LJUBLJANA, July 17 : Slovenia faced the prospect of early elections after the conservative New Slovenia (NSI) party pulled out of coalition talks late on Monday, blaming divisions between the six movements taking part. NSI leader Matej Tonin said “potential conflicts” had emerged between the parties trying to form a government just […]