Pasztor reelected president of Vojvodina provincial assembly

Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians (SVM) leader Istvan Pasztor was on Thursday reelected as the speaker of the assembly of Serbia's Vojvodina province.

Source: Tanjug

The decision was carried by 91 votes for and 14 against, with 13 abstentions.

In addition to the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) and the SVM, which put him forward as assembly speaker, Pasztor was also backed by the Serbian Radical Party (SRS).

The Democratic Party (DS) and two assembly members from the Enough is Enough movement and the Hungarian Movement for Autonomy, respectively, voted against Pasztor, while the League of Social Democrats (LSV) and five Enough is Enough assembly members abstained.

The constitutive session of the assembly was attended by 119 of the 120 assembly members.

The SNS has 63 seats in the provincial assembly, followed by the SPS-led coalition (12 seats) the SRS and the DS-led coalition (10 seats each) and the LSV (9 seats).

The Enough is Enough movement has seven seats, followed by the SVM with six, the Hungarian Movement for Autonomy with two and the Green Party with one.


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