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Cabinet suggests Finns should not grant asylum to Romanies

There is no reason to grant asylum to Romanies who have attempted to emigrate to Finland, the Slovak joint departmental committee to solve problems associated with Romany migration ruled July 20. Juraj Hrabko, the main co-ordinator of the committee, and head of the Human Rights section of the Cabinet Office, stressed instead that the rights of the minorities are respected in Slovakia.

Some of the estimated 1,069 Roma who fled to Finland have already returned. Others remain, though no permanent asylum status has been granted.

The committee asked the Slovak Foreign Affairs Ministry to send monitors to Finland to check the situation among the Romanies there and help them as they return to Slovakia.

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General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

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Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

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EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

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GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

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