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Ftáčnik resigns, becomes head of SDA party

The founding congress of the Social Democratic Alternative (SDA) non-parliamentary party on April 13 elected Milan Ftáčnik as its chairman and co-founder Peter Weiss as vice-chairman and election team leader. Ftáčnik announced his resignation as Education Minister late last week, leaving the post to his former Social Democratic Left (SDĽ) party of the ruling coalition.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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