| 3 March 2024, Sunday |

Slovak economy minister resigns amid govt row, ready to discuss next steps

Slovak Economy Minister Richard Sulik announced on Wednesday that he had tendered his resignation and was ready for further coalition discussions to assist resolve the government’s crisis.

Sulik’s liberal SaS party, a junior coalition partner, has urged that Finance Minister Igor Matovic resign as well to assist stabilize the cabinet.

Prime Minister Eduard Heger said earlier on Wednesday that Matovic could resign, under certain conditions, as he sought a last-minute deal to defuse the row that threatens to cost his government its parliamentary majority.

  • Reuters