Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda has said Slovakia may sell the Sk 57 billion ($1.2 billion) in Soviet-era debt it is owed by Russia, something the Czechs did last week. Earlier this year Russia offered to pay Slovakia Sk11 billion immediately rather than the full amount over many years.
Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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16. Oct 2001 at 9:12