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Pahor Defeated by Lukšič for SocDem Leadership

Kočevje, 2 June - Borut Pahor was closely defeated by Igor Lukšič for the leadership of the Social Democrats (SD) at Saturday's congress in Kočevje in a clear signal that this opposition party is moving further to the left.

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Igor Lukšič (left) defeats Borut Pahor for the presidency of the Social democrats (SD).
Photo: Daniel Novaković/STA

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Igor Lukšič, a candidate for president of the Social Democrats (SD), casting his vote at the party congress.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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Patrick Vlačič, a candidate for president of the Social Democrats (SD), casting his vote at the party congress.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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Borut Pahor casts his vote in the elections for president of the Social Democrats (SD), where he stands for a re-election.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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The opposition Social Democrats (SD) hold a congress to decide whether to give Borut Pahor (pictured) another term at the helm of the party.
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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The top three candidates vying for the top job at the congress of the opposition Social Democrats (SD): Igor Lukšič, Patrick Vlačič and incumbent Borut Pahor (left to right).
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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The four candidates vying for the top job at the congress of the opposition Social Democrats (SD): Igor Lukšič, Zlatko Jenko, incumbent Borut Pahor and Patrick Vlačič (left to right).
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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The four candidates vying for the top job at the congress of the opposition Social Democrats (SD): Igor Lukšič, Zlatko Jenko, incumbent Borut Pahor and Patrick Vlačič (left to right).
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

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