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ŠtB officer now an ambassador

THE SLOVAK Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Miroslav Mojžita, 54, was a member of the Communist-era secret service (ŠtB) between 1977 and 1989, serving as a major in the intelligence division, according to his file obtained by the daily SME from the National Memory Institute.

The daily reported on May 16 that neither the country's Foreign Affairs Ministry nor Mojžita would comment on information about his Communist past.

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