Slovenia: Government Collapses

People ♦ Published: January 24, 2013; 13:24 ♦ (Vindobona)

Yesterday in the evening, the conservative coalition member CL has terminated the co-operation with Prime Minister Janez Jansa´s party SDS. Not only the political situation in Slovenia is precarious, but also the economic outlook is highly uncertain.

Slovenia: Government Collapses / Picture: © Wikipedia / European People's Party

At the beginning of January, Slovenia´s anti-corruption authority has published a report on corruption in Slovenia. Not only Prime Minister Janez Jansa, but also opposition leader Zoran Jankovic is suspected to have violated against the anti-corruption law. The report has led to a severe government crisis. Although SDS´ coalition partners wanted Prime Minister Jansa to step down, he…