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legislative approval, executive power, ruling party, constitution, prime minister

Under the 1987 constitution, executive power is vested in a president directly elected to a five-year term. The president is assisted by a 19-member cabinet that is subject to legislative approval. The prime minister is selected from the ruling party by the president and serves as head of government.



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