Social Democrats offered agriculture

  • 1998-12-10
RIGA (LETA) - Prime Minister Vilis Kristopans announced Dec. 7 that he has nominated Social Democrat Peteris Salkazanovs to become the new minister of agriculture.However, For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK, coalition partners with Kristopans' Latvia's Way, have yet to give the green light on Salkazanovs' candidacy. The party has been reluctant to agree to very close cooperation with the Social Democrats and said it will not decide on Salkazanovs by Dec. 9.Salkazanovs is currently the Jelgava District Council's executive director. He has held many high offices in local governments, and from 19...
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