Slovenian prime minister resigns

Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar has decided to resign from his post, according to Slovenian media.

Source: B92, Tanjug
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Cerar's move comes after the decision of the Constitutional Court of Slovenia to annul a referendum on the railway project Koper-Divaca.

Cerar will officially inform Slovenian President Borut Pahor of his resignation on Thursday.

"I made this decision because it is necessary to know what is right and what is not. I accept responsibility and am doing what any trustworthy politician would do," he said.

Slovenia is most likely now heading for early parliamentary elections.

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