Eurozone Debt Crisis To Test Coalition Cohesion

October 2011
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p8
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The article presents the political outlook for Slovakia. It says that the country is viewed to block either the expansion of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) or the implementation of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). It adds that the loss of the support of Freedom and Solidarity party (SaS) will mean that the coalition will lose its majority and will need to seek defend from the opposition Direction-Social Democracy Party (Smer-SD) to pass legislation on bailouts.


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