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President supports Slovak expatriates

PRESIDENT Ivan Gašparovič said that he was prepared to oversee the fulfillment of foreign Slovaks' justified demands on their country, the news wire SITA wrote.

The president declared his support on July 2 in front of more than 100 participants in the standing conference of the Slovak Republic, held in Bratislava with the participation of Slovak expatriates from over 20 countries.

Representatives of the Slovak expatriates feel that their opinions are permanently treated as a marginal topic by relevant authorities.

The president supports the creation of an Office for Slovak Expatriates and amendments to the laws on Slovak expatriates.

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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