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Hajnovič could be named FinMin today

František Hajnovič could be appointed Finance Minister to replace the outgoing Brigita Schmognerová today, even though President Rudolf Schuster has promised to investigate his admitted contacts with the former ŠtB Czechoslovak communist secret police.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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