The government is believed to have the support of only 33 lawmakers in the 90-member assembly. Still, Pahor urged the assembly to back his minority cabinet rather than go for the early ballot in the midst of European economic turmoil.

“Due to the immense international financial crisis, Slovenia is more at risk if it plunges into a political crisis and the paralysis of the state over the elections,” Pahor told parliament.

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