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NA: the Prime Minister should be someone with good reputation

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe next head of the government should be someone with good reputation and support from the population, believes the National Alliance. The party does not mention any specific names of any potential candidates.

Following his meeting with President Raimonds Vejonis, Co-Chairman of the National Alliance Gaidis Berzins said his party agrees with the president’s voiced conditions in relation to the composition of the next government: members should all have good reputation and be supported by the population.

The National Alliance has also confirmed readiness to continue working in the next government and continue managing the same ministries. NA is currently in control of Justice Ministry, Culture Ministry and Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry.

«We believe the government formation process should be sufficiently quick,» – adds Berzins.

Among the new government’s main priorities, Berzins mentioned security, demographics and business environment.

Berzins also mentioned he would not support Solvita Aboltina as a PM candidate. When asked if he could change his opinion, Berzins said: «I think we have made it clear that the next Prime Minister has to have public trust and have a good reputation».

At the same time, the politician said Unity as the largest faction, aside from Harmony, should be the one to propose candidates. Because no official candidate has been announced yet, it is too soon to talk about this matter.

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