Peter Pellegrini

  • 09 Apr 2024

Peter Pellegrini of ruling nationalist party secured victory over independent Ivan Korcok in Slovak Presidential Election.

  • Pellegrini, an ally of Prime Minister Robert Fico, secures 53% of the votes.
  • Fico's leftist Smer (Direction) party emphasizes pro-Russian, anti-American stance.
  • Pellegrini aims to succeed Zuzana Čaputová, known for supporting Ukraine against Russian invasion.
  • Presidential role crucial in appointing Prime Minister and Constitutional Court judges in Slovakia.