Slovakia set for coalition

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The Independent Online
Bratislava - The Slovak President, Michal Kovac, appeared set to accept a coalition government following the surprise victory of the nationalist leader, Vladimir Meciar, whose party came out on top in legislative elections this weekend. He said he would meet members of the country's seven political parties today to be advised on the formation of the new government. Mr Meciar's party won some 35 per cent of the vote. AFP