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Mexican president admires Slovak taxes

SLOVAK President Ivan Gašparovič met with Mexican President Vincente Fox in Bratislava on May 13 during his first official visit to Slovakia.

The Mexican president praised Slovakia as a country, and expressed admiration for "the modern tax reform" introduced by the current right-wing government. His country, Fox said, would analyse the flat tax and see whether a similar model could be implemented in Mexico as well, the SITA news agency wrote.

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