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    Karins hopes to achieve final agreements on potential government within next two weeks

    RIGA, Jan 4 (LETA) - Krisjanis Karins (New Unity), who is likely to be nominated for prime minister next week, hopes to achieve the final agreements on a potential government and its tasks within the next two weeks, so that it could be moved forward for Saeima approval.

    Karins told members of the press today that all of the potential coalition parties have confirmed that they have no objections to KPV LV's latest demands in regards to the formation of the new government.

    Karins also mentioned the proposes government's priorities - straightening out the financial sector, rule of law, combating corruption and shadow economy, the continuation of education reforms, liquidation of the mandatory procurement component, improving the healthcare sector, territorial reforms as well as demographic matters.

    He also predicted that the drawing up of the government declaration will be a complicated process, but hopes to find common ground with partners.

    Karins also said that he has a meeting scheduled with President Raimonds Vejonis on Monday and expects potential partners to announce their ministerial candidates by Monday morning. He also did not mention New Unity's ministerial candidates.

    • Published: 04.01.2019 13:38
    • Alina Lastovska, LETA
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