Left parties to unite

The leaders of Slovakia’s weak and dispersed political left parties have agreed to unite as a counterweight to the current centre-right government, although they have not set a date for their move.

Mush of the left, including former powers such as the Democratic Left Party (SDĽ) and the Party of Civic Understanding (SOP), did not record enough support in 2002 parliamentary elections to secure seats in the legislature.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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