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President signs language law

Michal Kováč on November 28 signed the controversial law making Slovak the only official language in Slovakia and restricting the use of other languages in public life. According to presidential spokesman Vladimír Štefko, Kováč considered the law "necessary and important" in fulfilling the constitutional article stating that Slovak is the "state language on Slovak territory," Sme reported. Kováč signed the law, despite the fact that the parliament had not yet passed a bill on minority languages; but he said he received a promise from Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar that he cabinet would submit such a bill to the parliament in the near future.

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