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Key Law on Provinces Fails to Garner Sufficient Majority

Ljubljana, 1 February - The ruling coalition failed on Friday to garner the two-thirds majority needed to pass the bill on the establishment of provinces, the most important law in the provinces legislation package. The bill got the support of 50 MPs in Slovenia's 90-member National Assembly.

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From left to right: Ruling Slovenian Democrats deputies Branko Grims, Andrej Brucan and Milenko Ziherl during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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Opposition Liberal Democrats (LDS) deputy Ljubo Germic during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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Opposition Liberal Democrats (LDS) deputy Jozef Skolc during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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Opposition National Party (SNS) deputies Zmago Jelincic (left) and Srecko Prijatelj during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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Opposition Liberal democrats (LDS) deputy Ljubo Germic during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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Opposition Social Democrats (SD) deputies Milan M. Cvikl (right) and Majda Potrata during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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Opposition Social Democrats (SD) deputy Milan M. Cvikl during parliament's session.
Photo: Dejan Mijovic/STA

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