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Poll: No to early elections

A NEW poll, carried out by the Focus agency between June 1 and June 7 showed that the majority of Slovaks do not want early elections.

A total of 54.4 percent said they were against early elections. On the other hand, 35.6 percent support the idea, the SME daily wrote.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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