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NCP leader believes Latvian parties can organize before nomination of a new prime minister

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUPolitical parties could agree on the formation of a new government before the nomination of the new prime minister, says board chairman of the New Conservative Party Jānis Bordāns.

On Thursday, 25 October, representatives of NCP met week New Unity. Today NCP meets with representatives of Attīstībai/Par! party.

Bordāns told journalists that the talks regarding formation of the government and the future work of the Saeima require better cooperation among all elected deputies. He believes cooperation means mutual agreement. Bordāns added that often disputes result in problems for the entire country. To prevent this, NCP proposed organizing meetings for 13th Saeima deputies.

KPV LV has not responded to this initiative from NCP. Bordāns was surprised by this, because it was KPV LV prime minister candidate who had publicly announced the idea for unification of political powers.

Bordāns also said that NCP does not want to wait for the president to officially nominate a new prime minister. Because of that, he actively meets with potential partners. He believes parties are able to reach an agreement already.

On Friday, 26 October, NCP plans to have a meeting with representatives of the National Alliance ‘All For Latvia’ – ‘For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK’.

As previously reported, three political parties have taken the initiative in government formation talks – KPV LV, NCP and Attīstībai/Par!.

So far no particular prime minister candidate has been outlined for parties to agree on. At the same time, parties participating in government formation talks exclude the possibility of forming a government with Harmony.


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