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Janković Loses Vote for PM-Elect

Ljubljana, 11 January - Zoran Janković failed to be appointed prime minister-elect, mustering 42 votes, four short of the needed absolute majority in Wednesday's vote in the National Assembly, leaving Slovenia without clear prospects for a government six weeks after the general election.

Ljubljana
Positive Slovenia (PS) leader Zoran Janković talking to the press after the National Assembly rejected him as PM-designate.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Positive Slovenia (PS) leader Zoran Janković entering the main assembly hall of the parliament.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Ljubljana
Parliament debates candidacy of Zoran Janković of general election winner Positive Slovenia (PS) for prime minister.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

Ljubljana
Parliament debates candidacy of Zoran Janković of general election winner Positive Slovenia (PS) for prime minister.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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