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Roma exodus to Czech Republic

Up to 20,000 Roma may have migrated from eastern Slovakia to the Czech Republic since the beginning of this year, according to the chairman of the Czech parliamentary council, Roman Krištof.

The council reported that the migrants had come from the poorest areas of Slovakia, around Košice, Prešov, and Michalovce.

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

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