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Slovakia to get the euro by 2010

THE SLOVAK government and the National Bank of Slovakia would like to adopt the Euro before the end of this decade. They think that Slovakia should be prepared to do so only once it realises all of its planned reforms.

The government should decide upon an obligatory term for adopting the common currency this September, the Slovak daily Hospodárske noviny wrote.

According to the discussion forum held by the functioning group of the National Convent for Economic Policy and Business of the European Union, Slovakia should not hurry to adopt the currency and should set its own economic criteria for doing so.

"After adopting them [the reforms], the Slovak economy would be qualified to enter the [monetary] union," reads the latest summary from the convent, which advises the government.

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Slovakia remains unknown in convention business

Ten MICE events in 2017 should bring almost €6.5 million to Bratislava.

The GLOBSEC security forum is one of the regular MICE events in Slovakia since 2005.

Kotleba should be defeated in election, not banned

More constitutional can be less democratic, and it is not clear that it always has the intended result. Perhaps the clearest historical case came with the rise of the Nazis in Germany.

Marian Kotleba

Slovakia to leave NATO is a hoax

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes that appeared over the past week.

Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Fico: We cannot allow multi-speed EU to become divisive Video

Final session of the 12th edition of Globsec 2017 featured Slovak PM Robert Fico, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka, and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in a panel entitled European (Dis)Union?

Donald Tusk, Robert Fico, and Bohuslav Sobotka (left to right)