“The anti-immigrant Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), the nation’s largest, withdrew invitations to coalition talks after being spurned by other parties, raising the risk of instability as six other groups try to cobble together an alliance.

Analysts now expect center-left leader Marjan Sarec, whose party finished second in the June 3 election, to try to form a coalition of six parties but this is likely to be difficult, leaving the distinct possibility of early elections.” (Reuters)