Incumbent Prime Minister Asked to Form New Government

March 9, 2016 11:10 AM

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Slovakia's president has asked Prime Minister Robert Fico, whose party won the country's parliamentary election, to try to form a new government.

Fico's leftist Smer-Social Democracy won the ballot on Saturday with 28.3 percent of the vote, or 49 seats in the 150-seat Parliament and needs coalition partners to rule.

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