TITLE

Smer Set For Outright Win

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Mar2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the political outlook for Slovakia. It is expected that Prime Minister Robert Fico's centre-left Direction-Social Democracy (Smer) party will form the next Slovak government following 2010's parliamentary elections. Over the medium term, it is anticipated that the deteriorating levels of public sector corruption are likely to remain a concern and will serve to limit foreign investment.
ACCESSION #
48075510

 

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