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Replacements for MEPs sworn in

SEVEN new MEPs replaced legislators in the European Parliament on August 24.

The new MEPs include Jaroslav Ivančo of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union, Peter Oremus representing the opposition party Smer, Ján Bielik from the Christian Democratic Movement, Ján Cuper and Katarína Tóthová from the opposition party Movement for a Democratic Slovakia, and József Kvárda and Győrgy Juhász representing the ruling Hungarian Coalition Party, the Pravda daily wrote.

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