A group within the opposition HZDS party of former PM Vladimír Mečiar will leave the HZDS caucus to form an independent MP group February 25.
The splinter group is led by Vojtech Tkac, who has criticised the HZDS for what he sees as a lack of democracy.
Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports.
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4. Feb 2003 at 10:49