Slovak Parties Agree to Hold Early Election on Sept 30: Premier

(Bloomberg) -- Slovakia will hold an election Sept. 30, interim Prime Minister Eduard Heger said Sunday evening in Bratislava after negotiations with former ruling partners.

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Parliament must first amend the constitution to call for an early election. The agreement of former coalition parties should guarantee it, and lawmakers are expected to approve the amendment in a parliament session beginning Jan. 24.

Heger’s government was dismissed in a vote of no-confidence in December after months of infighting over energy and inflation aid.

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