Slovak president removes finance minister as part of budget deal

Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova eradicated Finance Minister Igor Matovic from his authorities submit on Friday and put Prime Minister Eduard Heger in charge of the ministry, a presidential spokesperson said.

Matovic’s departure is area of a deal underneath which opposition activities helped the minority government to approve 2023 country fee range on Thursday.

The deal avoided Slovakia, a euro zone member, from starting 2023 with a provisional rate vary that would have restricted new spending, a hazard it faced amid months of political combat that resulted in the fall of Heger’s authorities closing week.

Heger’s cupboard is ruling now in a caretaker capacity, so Caputova formally eradicated Matovic’s challenge as a member of government, due to the reality he ought to no longer resign or be dismissed.


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Photo: Slovakia’s President Zuzana Caputova. EU Audiovisual Service.

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