Quotes of the Week


"The referendum is invalid, and the treasury is 160 million crowns [$3.2 million] poorer."

Jozef Migaš, Speaker of Parliament and the head of the ruling coalition Party of the Democratic Left (SDĽ), reacting to the results of the HZDS-initiated referendum on early elections.




"We voted in the referendum because we are Slovak... not Hungarian!"

A Bratislava citizen after casting his vote in the November 11

referendum on early elections after being asked by a reporter why he and his wife had participated in the plebiscite.


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Labour Minister Milan Krajniak