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Slesers: Par Labu Latviju will not favor neither Urbanovics nor Dombrovskis

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According to Latvijas Avīze, the Prime Minister’s nominee from the political association Par Labu Latviju (PLL) Ainars Slesers (Ainārs Šlesers) has announced that PLL will not express its favor to the nominee for the post of Prime Minister from the party Saskanas Centrs (SC) Janis Urbanovics (Jānis Urbanovičs).

Ainars Slesers (Ainārs Šlesers)

Slesers considers himself as the most perspective nominee for the position of Prime Minister. He does not evaluate the prospect of his competitors to become Prime Ministers highly, «Zile (Zīle) does not even participate in the elections and is to stay in Brussels, as well as the nominee from Zaļo Zemnieku Savienība (ZZS) Lembergs will not fight for the post as he has decided to be in Ventspils. This leaves us with Urbanovics and Dombrovskis. Urbanovics certainly will not be supported. The people of Latvia have to decide whether they want to continue with the policy of international finance occupation under the lead of Dombrovskis or to support Ainars Slesers, who presents a completely different proposal – not to serve those who lend us money, but to protect the national interests of Latvia.»
Although PLL will not support Urbanovics as the candidate for the post of the Prime Minister, he considers that they could still collaborate in other ways which he does not reveal yet.
Slesers thinks that they could cooperate in the Saeima with the political parties SC, ZZS and the political association Vienotība, however he is certain that they will not collaborate with the party Tēvzemei un Brīvībai (TB/LNNK) and Par Cilvēktiesībām Vienotā Latvijā (PCTVL). To Slesers mind, both of these parties will be in the oposition.
Currently Slesers has revealed the nominees for the posts of the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Foreign Affairs – Andris Skele (Andris Šķēle) and Maris Riekstins (Māris Riekstiņš). If the elections are successful for PLL, Slesers promises to announce the rest of the composition of the team of PLL in a week’s time.

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