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Quotes of the Week

"Even though I'm one of the most arrogant Czech politicians I've never refused to negotiate."

Czech Prime Minister Miloš Zeman during a visit to Bratislava last week. Slovak Interior Minister Ivan Šimko had earlier refused to negotiate with his Czech counterpart Stanislav Gross on introducing a visa regime for Slovaks travelling to the Czech Republic.

"I wouldn't put it that way. Yes, I admit to friendships with politicians. Let's say that we always have to keep our relationship balanced."

Jozef Majský, entrepreneur and one of the country's richest men, responding to questions as to whether he has bribed politicians.

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Employee of the ministry’s agency accused of corruption

If found guilty, the employee of the Agricultural Paying Agency may spend up to eight years in prison for taking a bribe.

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The Slovak cyclist triumphed at the second race of the Belgian classics.

Peter Sagan

Queues rigged at foreigners’ police, say clients

Not our problem, say police, who blame ‘cultural specifics’ and ‘habits’ of foreigners.

Queue in front of the foreigners' police department in Bratislava.