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Slovak Companies: Key dates

June 22- Mysterious sale of a 45.9% stake in Nafta Gbely to American giant Cinergy.
September 22 - Shareholders meeting at eastern Slovak steel maker VSŽ confirms Gabriel Eichler as president and upholds the management's restructuring policy.


VSŽ management, glipsed through a camera lens at a Sepember 22 shareholder's meeting.
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June 22- Mysterious sale of a 45.9% stake in Nafta Gbely to American giant Cinergy.

September 22 - Shareholders meeting at eastern Slovak steel maker VSŽ confirms Gabriel Eichler as president and upholds the management's restructuring policy.

October 1999 - 45.9% Nafta Gbely stake owned by Vladimír Poór is returned to the National Property Fund.

November 1999 - Slovak government approves the sale of a 51% stake in the state-owned telecom monopoly Slovenské Telekomunikácie, regarded by analysts as the most important privatisation in Slovak history.

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