Smiltens steps down as deputy head of Unity Saeima faction

  • 2017-07-26
  • LETA/TBT Staff
Edvards Smiltens, vice-chairman of the Unity party, has stepped down from the position of the deputy head of the Saeima faction and suspended his candidacy from upcoming election of the party’s chairman, according to his Facebook post. The Unity party is expected to hold a congress on August 19 to elect a new chairman. Smiltens said in his statement that he is dissatisfied with the situation that there are two candidates nominated for the party’s chairpersons – he and Saeima faction head Solvita Aboltina. "As we have completely op...
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