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Cabinet approves bill introducing tuition

THE SLOVAK cabinet approved a bill on student loans that could lead to the introduction of university tuition fees beginning next January.

All ministers of the four-party government supported the bill, which proposes the introduction of a system of loans and grants for university students, according to the news wire TASR.

The bill also includes the introduction of tuition fees, which has already been postponed twice in the past year. The minority government must now passed it in parliament.

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