Coalition crisis in Slovakia: all liberal ministers resigned

After months of disputes in the Slovak government coalition, all ministers of the liberal Freedom and Solidarity Party (SaS) who had remained in office resigned on Monday. Party leader Richard Sulík had already resigned as Economy Minister and Deputy Head of government at the end of August. He was now followed by Foreign Minister Ivan Korčok, Education Minister Branislav Gröhling and Justice Minister Mária Kolíková. Without SaS, the other three parties no longer hold the majority in parliament. As consequence, the conservative Prime Minister Eduard Heger announced the transition to a minority cabinet.

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