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The Democratic Left Party is the richest

ACCORDING to the annual reports from 2003, the non-parliamentary Democratic Left Party is the wealthiest party in Slovakia. The party's assets stand at Sk48.5 million (€1.2 million), the daily Pravda wrote.

The opposition party,Movement for Democratic Slovakia is the wealthiest of those currently in the Slovak parliament. Its assets amount to almost Sk35 million (€878,000).

The opposition party Smer has almost Sk21.7 million (€544,000) and the Hungarian Coalition Party has about Sk19.3 million (€483,000) in assets.

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