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Dzurinda longest serving PM

SLOVAK PM Mikuláš Dzurinda last week became the longest serving Prime Minister in post-communist Slovakia, the daily SME reported.

The PM last week overtook the former three-time PM Vladimír Mečiar, who was in power for 2,347 days.

The PM's spokesman Martin Maruška said that the PM was probably not even aware of the fact.

Political analyst Pavol Abrahám thinks that Dzurinda is a charismatic and ambitious leader.

"He is a symbol of an absolute change that society started in 1998 [when the first Dzurinda cabinet took power], but also of an incomplete change. Mečiarism was not rejected fully," Abrahám told the daily.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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