The former prime minister of Slovakia won the elections again: Tectonic changes in the country are key to the transport of weapons to Ukraine

Former Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico / Photo by EPA-EFE / JAKUB GAVLAK

In yesterday's parliamentary elections in Slovakia, the Smer SSD party led by former Prime Minister Robert Fico won the largest number of votes – 23,31 percent, based on 99,2 percent of the votes counted, the Slovak Institute of Statistics reported.

According to the unofficial results of the elections, the Progressive Slovakia party finished in second place with 16,98 percent, although pre-election forecasts predicted its victory, followed by Glas-SD (14,98 percent), the OLANO-For the People's Christian Union coalition (9,02 percent), KDH (6,91 percent), SaS (6,18 percent) and the Slovak National Party (SNS) with 5,67 percent, reports TASR.

Among the parties that failed to enter parliament are the Republic (4,8 percent), the Alliance (4,46 percent), the Democrats (2,92 percent) and We Are Family (2,25 percent), while the rest of the parties received less than one percent of votes.

The turnout was 68,06 percent, the Slovak Statistical Office reported.

The BBC reported that based on almost all the votes counted, it was clear that "the pro-Russian party led by former Prime Minister Robert Fico" had won the parliamentary elections in Slovakia.

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