Pavol Hrušovský, head of the opposition Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) confirmed on March 3 that he will run for re-election.
He announced his long awaited candidacy at a meeting of the KDH Council in Žiar nad Hronom.
Hrušovský announced that the party will elect its new chairman at a congress that will be held on June 16.
The incumbent KDH chairman will have one opponent; KDH's deputy chairman, Vladimír Palko, who has already announced his plans to run.
Palko is supported by the party's founder and its former chairman, Ján Čarnogurský.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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5. Mar 2007 at 11:41