Dissent aroused as new party gets status affording it more air time

Ljubljana, 28 March - The public broadcaster has invited protests by deciding to treat the party of Aleksandra Pivec, the former agriculture minister, as a parliamentary party in election debates arguing it is a legal successor to the Pensioners' Party (DeSUS), the party Pivec used to head. The position disagrees with the view taken by the broadcaster's legal service.

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Aleksandra Pivec, the former agriculture minister that now heads a new party called Our Land.
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