Slovakia’s Supreme Court is deciding whether to ban a parliamentary party for the first time in the country’s history.

The court listened Tuesday to a request that emanated from the country’s prosecutor general to remove the far-right People’s Party Our Slovakia party because he considers it a threat to democracy. It is set to issue a verdict on April 29.

The party has 14 lawmakers in the 150-seat parliament and is among the top four strongest parties.

Supporters of the far right Kotleba - People's Party Our Slovakia, wave their party and Slovakia national flags outside the Supreme Court in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Supporters of the far right Kotleba – People’s Party Our Slovakia, wave their party and Slovakia national flags outside the Supreme Court in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Its members openly admire the Nazi puppet state that the country was during World War II, use Nazi salutes, consider NATO a terror group and want the country out of the European Union.

Marian Kotleba, chairman of the far right Kotleba - People's Party Our Slovakia, stands outside the Supreme Court in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Marian Kotleba, chairman of the far right Kotleba – People’s Party Our Slovakia, stands outside the Supreme Court in Bratislava, Slovakia, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)