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New defence minister a big spender

NEW Defence Minister Juraj Liška is spending millions of crowns for the reconstruction of his office, giving the space new carpets and expensive furniture.

According to the Slovak daily Pravda, Liška, who is expected to be officially named to his post on October 10, initiated the reconstruction to move his office next to the one belonging to his deputy minister and party mate from the ruling Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ), Martin Fedor. The daily wrote that the reconstruction would cost about Sk3 million (€71,000).

Liška refused to comment on the matter.

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