Still no government, but squabbles continue

  • 1998-10-29
  • Philip Birzulis
RIGA - Latvia's new Parliament will meet for the first time Nov. 3, probably without a government to match. Because of personal and factional animosities, initial optimism about forming a stable and efficient administration for the next four years has evaporated.One of the main sticking points is over who will become prime minister. Latvia's Way continues to insist that Vilis Kristopans should get the job, while everybody oustide the People's Party is adamant that Andris Skele will not walk away with first prize.With almost no chance that the squabbling sides will come up with a workable co...
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