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Hungarian, Slovak ministers discuss law

FOREIGN Minister Eduard Kukan met his Hungarian counterpart to talk about a new version of a controversial law securing benefits to ethnic Hungarians living abroad. Kukan said the meeting was "a good start to the gradual elimination of a lack of trust" between the two neighbours.

The officials met after a four-month break. Hungarian foreign minister László Kovács presented Kukan with a draft revision of the so-called status law.

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