CONFIRMATION OF SERBIA'S FIRST GAY PREMIER THROWN INTO DOUBT

BRNABIC, NOMINATED LAST WEEK BY SERBIAN PRESENT ALEKSANDAR VUCIC, COULD ALSO BECOME THE CONSERVATIVE NATION'S FIRST FEMALE PRIME MINISTER IF SHE'S SELECTED.

SERBIAN PROGRESSIVE PARTY OFFICIAL MARIJA OBRADOVIC SAID THAT IF BRNABIC DOESN'T GET THE ADDITIONAL SUPPORT BY THURSDAY, AN EARLY VOTE WILL BE CALLED.

But some of Vucic's coalition partners said they will vote against her because of her sexual orientation.
Serbian Progressive Party official Marija Obradovic said that if Brnabic doesn't get the additional support by Thursday, an early vote will be called.
U.S.-educated Brnabic, 41, was a minister in Vucic's government before he became president in April.

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