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Quotes of the Week


"The last one to arrive will probably be Ali Baba. He will come to his own people - the thieves of the ruling coalition."

Milan Kňažko, a deputy for the SDK opposition party, predicting who would be the final international guest invited to the ruling HZDS party's campaign.




"Whoever doesn't want to work shouldn't be allowed to eat."

Viťazoslav Móric, vice chairman of the far-right SNS party.




"We will win."

Premier and HZDS leader Vladimír Mečiar.




"We will win."

SDK leader Mikuláš Dzurinda.


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