TASR head up for dismissal

Cabinet members for the ruling SDKÚ party will today present a demand for the dismissal of the TASR state press agency head, Ivan Čeredejev, for spending more on a car than the law allows, and for defending his actions with vulgar statements.

Čeredejev, who was found to have spent Sk600,000 ($12,800) more on a company BMW than a June 2001 cabinet edict allowed, reportedly said when challenged by journalists “that’s bullshit. Write that statement down, please. It’s bullshit. Write that.”

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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