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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:32 AM
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Serbia's prime minister dissolves government
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 10:04 AM by cal04
Source: Associated Press

BREAKING NEWS: Serbia's prime minister dissolves government, calls for new elections
Kostunica calls for new elections after clashing with pro-Western partners

Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica dissolved the government Saturday and called for new elections after clashing with his pro-Western coalition partners over Kosovo and EU membership.

Kostunica said that he will convene a government session Monday that will propose to parliament that new elections be held May 11.

"The government will function in a reduced capacity until the elections are held," Kostunica said.





Read more: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23534455 /



BBC has more
Serbia's PM Kostunica stands down
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7285322.stm
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goforit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 09:39 AM
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1. Serbia just can't get enough of ethnic cleansing.
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ConcernedCanuk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 10:35 AM
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2. "The government will function in a reduced capacity until the elections are held"
Edited on Sat Mar-08-08 10:36 AM by ConcernedCanuk
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Isn't that what the USA has been doing for the last 7 years?

"The government will function in a reduced capacity"

Seems like it.
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 03:37 PM
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3. How does a country function without a working gov't?
Oh, wait... I think I already know.
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JVS Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 07:12 PM
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4. This is a smart move on his part.
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