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Ombudsman elections to be called next week

Rene Semanišin, spokesman of Parliament Speaker Jozef Migaš said Migaš would probably announce ombudsman elections next week. Coalition parties have not agreed on a common candidate yet and current nominations include Tibor Loran, former head of the Roma parliament umbrella organisation, Banská Bystrica judge Jana Dubovcová, labour unions' vice president Igor Lenský and Martin Lauko, deputy Attorney General.

Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
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