X Close

World

Published: Tuesday January 28, 2014 MYT 7:56:47 PM
Updated: Tuesday January 28, 2014 MYT 7:57:56 PM

Serbian government asks president to call election

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's coalition government asked President Tomislav Nikolic on Tuesday to dissolve parliament and call an early election, after the centre-right SNS party called at the weekend for a new mandate to speed up reforms.

Nikolic is expected to call the election for March 16, just under two years since the last poll. The SNS, the dominant party in the ruling alliance, is well ahead in opinion polls, putting party leader Aleksandar Vucic in pole position to take over from Socialist Prime Minister Ivica Dacic.

(Reporting by Aleksandar Vasovic; Editing by Matt Robinson)

advertisement

  1. Radical plan to revive MAS
  2. Tanggal 31 cover version goes viral
  3. AirAsia kicks off free trial of in-flight WiFi service
  4. People in the peninsula can learn from their brothers, says DJ Dave
  5. IGP warns PPS to stop activities or face arrest
  6. Najib: Khazanah's RM6bil to MAS an investment, not a bailout
  7. Khazanah unveils 12-point plan for MAS
  8. YouTube sensation’s cover of Tanggal 31 goes viral
  9. Palace 'no' to remote control MB
  10. Hello Kitty is actually a girl, not a cat

advertisement

advertisement