Review of Events in Slovenia from 7 through 13 November
Ljubljana, 14 November - Drnovsek's invitation to the parties to enter the coalition marked the political autumn in the second week of November. The parties in turn strongly responded to the European Commission's critical report on Slovenia's (non)progress towards full membership in the EU. The government coalition partners may sign a deal as early as next week to 'freeze' the decision on the new state prosecutor general and to vote against interpellations and the constitutional charge against the prime minister. Leaders of the Slovene Christian Democrats (SKD) and Social Democrats (SDS) demanded an extraordinary session of the parliament to discuss the European Commission's report and bills required to bring Slovenia's legislation in line with the acquis. The constitutional judges elected Franc Testen new Constitutional Court chairman.
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