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Fifth government since the 5th October changes will be elected on Friday. It will be run by the leader of socialists, Ivica Dačić, and it will have 17 departments and 19 ministers. Precisely 39 days before the expiration of the legal deadline for forming of new executive government, names of all candidates for positions in the future Minsters' cabinet were finally published on Sunday. SNS resolved its key mysteries: the diplomacy sector will be run by Ivan Mrkić, State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and former Ambassador to Japan, while the leader of the party Aleksandar Vučić will be the first Deputy PM in charge of safety and fight against corruption and crime. >From this position he will also cover the defence portfolio. Vučić' party is sending the most new faces to 11 Nemanjina Street, to take over the departments that are significantly changed in comparison to the previous government: Nikola Selaković (Justice and State Management), Zorana Mihajlović (Energy, Development and Environmental Protection), Milan Bačević (Natural Resources, Mining and Spatial Planning), Alisa Marić (sport and youth), Bratislav Petković (Culture, Information and Diaspora) and Goran Knežević (Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management).