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Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is on course to win another term in parliamentary elections on Saturday, maintaining an anti-immigration alliance with his European Union neighbors, Hungary's Viktor Orban and Poland's Jaroslaw Kaczynski.

Fico, 51, is a Social Democrat but fits in with his two conservative peers when it comes to a focus on national pride, social conservatism and strong opposition to immigration.

Opinion polls show Fico's Smer party will win 32.5-38.4 percent of the vote, enough to retain power with a coalition partner or two.


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