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Slovakia pays large NATO bill

SLOVAKIA's NATO membership fee will rise from Sk120 million (€3 million) for 2004 to Sk270 million (€6.9 million) for 2005, the Pravda daily wrote. However, Slovakia can use NATO's defence investment funds.

The alliance will contribute almost Sk1 billion (€25.8 million) for the reconstruction of Slovakia's airport in Sliač.

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Kiska: Only president can bestow awards

President Andrej Kiska turned to Constitutional Court over the law on state awards recently passed by the government.

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