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Tatra Banka gives loan to Slovak-Kazakh oil venture

Tatra Banka Inc., a commercial bank located in Bratislava, will be the principal manager of a syndicated loan worth $13.5 million (405 million Sk) for a joint venture between the Slovak gas storage company Nafta Gbely and a Kazakh oil conglomerate, bank officials announced. Other players in the syndicate loan are the Austrian banks Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich, and Die Erste Österreichische Spar-Casse-Bank. According to informed sources, the German Kommerzbank was also asked to enter in on the deal, but refused. JSC ANACO, the name of the joint venture company, will deal in the production of equipment for crude oil mining in Kazakhstan.

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Kiska stays away from parliamentary politics

President Kiska has dispersed all questions surrounding his future in politics before Easter, when he announced he was not planning to run for parliament.

Andrej Kiska does not want to walk down the path of party politics.

Danko’s office opens MPs’ letters

OĽaNO wants Danko to step down as parliament’s speaker after what they call an unprecedented measure.

Igor Matovič (l) and Ján Budaj (r)

Train travel to Košice via south to return

The Transport Ministry will restore the operation of fast trains on the southern route as of June.

Government ignores anticorruption demands Photo

Protesters gave the government two weeks to fulfil their demands.