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Hamžík says Dutch Telecom may bid for ST next year

According to Slovakia's Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, Pavol Hamžík, Royal Dutch Telecom could be one of the bidders for a 51% stake in the state-owned telecom monopoly Slovenské Telekomunikácie (ST), scheduled for the first quarter of next year.

Hamžík made the announcement on November 5 upon his return from the Netherlands, where he had delivered a speech at a conference entitled "The Second Decade in New and Integrated Europe." Hamžík also discussed the development of Slovak-Dutch relations with Dutch Premier Wim Kok and Foreign Affairs Minister Jozias van Aarsen. Other meetings on the trip were held with members of the Dutch Parliament's European Affairs Committee, representatives of key Dutch business circles, and representatives of the governmental party D66.

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