Slesers confronted on Zhirinovsky suggestion

  • 2003-12-18
  • Baltic News Service
RIGA - New Era, Latvia's most popular political party according to opinion polls, is demanding an explanation from its coalition partner Latvia's First Party for the suggestion by Deputy Prime Minister Ainars Slesers that the travel ban on Russia's scandalous Vladimir Zhirinovsky be removed.At a Dec. 15 news conference after the New Era faction meeting, Krisjanis Karins, New Era's parliamentary faction chairman, blasted the comments."We will ask the LFP to find out what it's all about and screen comments by their ministers. Mr. Slesers must realize that he is a Cabinet representative and de...
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