Independent Liberal Party (Kosovo)


The Independent Liberal Party (Serbian: Самостална либерална странка, Samostalna liberalna stranka, SLS) was a Serbian political party in Kosovo.

Independent Liberal Party

Самостална либерална странка,
Samostalna liberalna stranka
LeaderSlobodan Petrović
Founded2006
IdeologyLiberalism[1]
Serbian minority interests[1]
Political positionCentre
International affiliationLiberal International[2]
ColoursYellow, Blue
Assembly
0 / 120
Website
www.sls-ks.org

In the 2010 Kosovan parliamentary election, the party won 2.1% of the popular vote and 8 out of 120 seats. In February 2011, the SLS joined the coalition government of Hashim Thaçi, whose Democratic Party of Kosovo won the largest share of votes in the elections. The SLS got three ministries – Local Self-Government, Communities and Return, and Labor and Social Welfare.[3] [4]

In the 2014 Kosovan parliamentary election, the party won only 0.05% of the popular vote and lost all of its seats.

Ideology


The party recognizes Kosovo's independence from Serbia. Its overall stance is liberal.[1]

References


  1. Nordsieck, Wolfram (2014). "Kosovo". Parties and Elections in Europe. Archived from the original on 9 July 2015.
  2. "Our Members—Europe". Liberal International.
  3. Thaci, minority parties sign deal on new Kosovo government, Sofia Echo, 20/02/2011
  4. B92, 20/02/2011 Archived 2012-11-04 at the Wayback Machine