Jurkans: Kristopans will spurn Skele

  • 1998-11-05
RIGA (BNS) - The election of a National Harmony Party member to the parliamentary speaker's board - and the rebuff of the People's Party - signals that Prime Minister designate Vilis Kristopans will choose the Social Democrats over the People's Party as coalition partners, according to Harmony Chairman Janis Jurkans.The decision to add a member of the Social Democrats to the speaker's board also suggests that parties have agreed to move forward with the formation of the government, Jurkans said.The Harmony Party leader and one-time foreign minister predicted the government will be created b...
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