A government that might actually last

  • 2006-10-18
  • Interview by Elizabeth Celms
For the first time in Latvia's post-Soviet history, a ruling government has been re-elected to power. Since the center-right ruling coalition of the People's Party, the Greens and Farmers Union and Latvia's First Party/Latvia's Way won a second term on Oct. 7, the search for a fourth member to boost the coalition's slim majority of 51 mandates has begun. Political Scientist Daunis Auers sat down with The Baltic Times to discuss the new government, corruption and the future.The ruling coalition has decided "not to rush" in choosing a fourth member, and Ainars Slesers of Latvia's First Party/...
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