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NBS officialwelcomes euro

ELENA Kohutíková, vice-governor of the Slovak National Bank, said in an interview with the German paper FAZ that she was in favour of introducing the common European currency in Slovakia as soon as possible following EU entry.

With inflation expected to rise next year, and the state budget deficit projected at 4.5 per cent of GDP in 2002, Slovakia remains some way away from meeting some of the EMU's key requirements on fiscal discipline and price control.

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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.