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Advisers on Iraqi contracts

AMERICAN advisers will come to Slovakia to help Slovak businesses gain contracts as the suppliers of big US firms participating in the rebuilding of Iraq.

The Slovak daily Pravda wrote that, in addition to the efforts of US advisers and firms, Slovak diplomacy has also been working in Iraq to help Slovak companies participate in the reconstruction.

Citing an unnamed diplomatic source, the daily reported that Scott Carpenter, a member of the interim coalition administration in Iraq, was also trying to help Slovaks succeed in the Iraqi projects.

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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

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No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger