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Did Schuster tell a secret?

PRESIDENT Rudolf Schuster has defended himself in the face of allegations that he told secret information to the media.

In late May, Schuster visited a Slovak air base in Sliač and later told journalists that he thought it was alarming that Slovakia had only three MiG-29 fighter jets able to fly.

Deputy head of the Slovak Army headquarters, Jozef Blizman, said that such information was on a list of classified items.

But Schuster said on June 4 that he did not tell any secrets, and that journalists knew that information anyway.

"[What I said] was more like a joke than a serious comment," Schuster said.

Juraj Puchý, office head of the country's surveillance body, the National Security Office, said that according to existing laws, if the Defence Ministry suspects that secret information has been leaked, it is obliged to report it and start a proper investigation of the case.

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