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Latvian Courts Harmony

RIGA, Latvia — Latvia’s Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is seeking a cooperation deal with an opposition party backed by the country’s large Russian-speaking minority in a bid to broaden his government’s support base after a strong election win.

He has already agreed with existing partners to try to form a new majority government that would have 63 seats in the 100-seat parliament, but wooed the minority Harmony Center party, meeting its leaders Monday.

“We offer an opportunity to sign a cooperation agreement with Harmony Center to agree on cooperation in parliament, maybe, also delegating a minister,” Dombrovskis said.

(Reuters)


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