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Aboltina: Harmony Center wants to be part of government, not to run it

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Unity leader Solvita Aboltina

“Winner of the 11th Saeima elections – Harmony Center (HC) is not ready to take the lead and their ministerial candidates are merely theoretical,” Solvita Aboltina, Unity leader and the 1oth Saeima Speaker, told Latvijas Radio.

She believes that winners must be able to claim the prime minister post. However, none of HC prime minister candidates is ready to do that. They were named just for the sake of naming. HC’s aim is to be part of the govenrment, instead of really running it, according to Aboltina.

“They would feel more comfortable in influential ministries, but at the same time criticising the govenrment by saying that they cannot meet their pledges just because of the prime minister. They would not say why they did not even make effort to get the post,” she says.


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