Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico may fail to boost his grip on power in March 29 presidential runoff as disenchanted voters gave stronger-than-expected support to his rivals in the fist round.
Slovaks headed to the polls today in the first round of a presidential election that tests Premier Robert Fico’s bid to consolidate more power for his political party.
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, an advocate of higher taxes for the rich who brought the former communist country into the euro region, said he will run for presidency next year.
Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico will compete with philanthropist Andrej Kiska for the presidency in a tougher-than-expected March 29 runoff after winning the first round with a narrow lead.
"If what has been agreed between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents is carried out, it could open a debate on the gradual removal of sanctions."
- Robert Fico on Oct 20, 2014