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Quotes of the Week


"It's a matter of luck."


Defence Minister Pavol Kanis explaining how he has managed to earn what he claims is an annual income of 350,000 to 400,000 crowns through gambling to help pay for his luxury home.





"Do you know what friendship means?"


Kanis explaining why he would not reveal the name of a business friend who had lent him two million crowns to build the mansion.





"A man at my age should have a home."


Kanis explaining why he was building the luxury villa.


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