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Kováč: failure to get into EU, NATO lies with Mečiar

Attending the first Central and East European Economic Summit in Salzburg, President Michal Kováč said on July 9 that Slovakia must make changes if it wants to gain NATO and EU membership, Slovak and international media reported. Kováč said political infighting could have a negative impact on Slovakia's integration efforts and on its economy. He said if Slovakia falls from the first tier of east European countries in line for EU membership, "the responsibility will lie with Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar and his government."

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No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger

Pity the nation

Americans’ choice of president on November 3 will affect Slovaks too.

The second US presidential debate.

Extension of the tram line deeper into Bratislava’s Petržalka is closer to completion

After completion, passengers will be able to go from the very end of Petržalka to the city centre in 10 minutes.

The current tram terminal station on Jungmannova Street in Petržalka.

Pilot nationwide testing is over

The prime minister and the defence minister consider the pilot testing successful.

Zázrivá, the Dolný Kubín district