Slovak President Zuzana Caputova delivers a speech during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on Oct 19, 2022. (FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP)
Slovak President Zuzana Caputova dismissed Prime Minister Eduard Heger's government on Friday after it fell in a no-confidence vote, raising political instability and a possible path to early elections in 2023.
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Caputova asked Heger and his cabinet to stay on in a caretaker capacity until a new government can be formed, but also said that political leaders should look at steps to call early elections in the first half of next year.