Former EU commissioner gathers support to lead Unity

  • 2016-04-06
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - According to Krisjanis Karis, a Latvian member of the European Parliament, support for former EU commissioner Andris Piebalgs as the new leader of Latvia’s ruling centre-right Unity party could well be significant among the party’s rank and file. Speaking during an interview with Latvian Television on Friday, April 1, Karis said Unity needed a leader who focused on policy goals rather than internal personality disputes. His remarks come as Unity, the party with the largest amount of seats in Latvia’s newly formed three-party governing coa...
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