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EBRD approves part of SE credit

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a credit line for power monolith Slovenské elektrárne (SE).

The project, approved by the bank November 15, gives a guarantee for a seven-year credit up to $75 million and a five-year credit worth $90 million, to be covered by long-term contracts SE has for electricity supplies for Slovalco. With Norsk Hydro the EBRD holds a majority stake in the Slovak smelting company.

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News digest: Nationwide testing gained contours

The Defence Ministry reveals details on upcoming testing, removal of the STU rector was far from normal. Take a look at our latest news digest.

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