Jozef Kalman, a member of parliament for the opposition HZDS party, has given up both his seat in the legislature and his party membership to launch a new left-wing party. Kalman denied the move had been pre-arranged with HZDS leader Vladimír Mečiar to give the HZDS potentially another party after elections with which to form a government.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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10. Apr 2002 at 16:52