Corruption scandal pushes government to the brink

Parliamentarians expected to oust unpopular prime minister Janez Janša.

Slovenia’s parliament was due to vote yesterday (27 February), after European Voice went to press, on whether to remove Janez Janša from the post of prime minister. Parliamentarians were expected to oust the unpopular Janša, the leader of the centre-right, who is embroiled in a corruption scandal, following a debate that began in mid-morning in an emergency session of the parliament in Ljubljana. 

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