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Ministry denies privatisation delay

THE SLOVAK Transport Ministry considers Austrian Airline's (AUA) statement about the privatisation of Slovak Airlines (SA) to be "misinformation."

The ministry's spokesperson, Tomáš Šarluška, was reacting to an AUA statement that said that the Slovak Transport Ministry delayed the privatisation to stabilise its financial situation.

Šarluška said that the ministry is keeping the privatisation schedule.

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