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No-confidence motion against PM proposed

THE OPPOSITION Smer party has delivered a proposal to parliament for a no-confidence vote in PM Mikuláš Dzurinda.

The motion has been signed by 37 MPs from Smer, the Communist Party, the Free Forum and independent MPs, the SITA news agency wrote.

Speaker of Parliament Pavol Hrušovský has to call a special parliamentary session within seven days. If Dzurinda is recalled, the whole cabinet will fall.

To win the motion, 76 votes are necessary in the 150 members parliament.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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