March 30, 2019 / 10:51 PM / 25 days ago

Slovak ruling party candidate Sefcovic concedes defeat in presidential election

Slovakia's presidential candidate Zuzana Caputova waits for the election results at the party's headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 30, 2019. REUTERS/David W Cerny

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia’s ruling party-backed candidate Maros Sefcovic conceded defeat in the euro zone country’s presidential election on Saturday.

Sefcovic, a vice-president the European Union’s executive Commission, told reporters he had called his rival, liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova, to congratulate her on her victory.

Reporting by Jan Lopatka and Tatiana Jancarikova; Editing by Daniel Wallis

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