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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.

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