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Crown tumbles after NBS comments

THE SLOVAK crown in three days fell 30 haliers against the euro, its reference currency, and fluctuated by up to one per cent after central bank governor Marián Jusko warned on April 26 that the currency's strength was not backed up by economic fundamentals, and that the bank would tighten monetary policy further if the trade and fiscal deficits did not improve.

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News digest: Security Council will meet to discuss nationwide testing

Overview of news from Monday, October 19, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič announcing some details about nationwide testing on October 18.

PM wants to test everyone, Kotleba already positive in neo-Nazism

Nationwide testing is less utopian than the blackout but it is driven by the same ambition.

PM Igor Matovič shows the antigen testing kit that should be used in the nationwide testing project in Slovakia.

Matovič keeps falling. The effect of the dispute with its coalition partner is hard to guess

The senior coalition party was defeated by ex-PM Pellegrini’s movement, the Focus poll shows.

PM Igor Matovič

UPDATED: Nationwide testing will be secured by the army

Foreigners living in Slovakia will be able to get tested too.

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