Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Csáky: Agriculture Minister should explain funding

AGRICULTURE Minister Zsolt Simon of the ruling Hungarian Coalition Party (SMK) should explain the funding his company Agrotrade received from the ministry according to SMK's deputy chairman Pál Csáky.

Csáky said that the SMK should take an official stance towards the issue, the daily SME reported.

Agrotrade received millions in state subsidies for farmers from the ministry. The SMK chairman Béla Bugár said earlier that the SMK would not deal with the case because the funding was available to all farmers who requested it.

Deputy Agriculture Minister Marián Radošovský is in similar trouble. A company in which he is a partner, FaRM, also received state subsidies. Radošovský, who was nominated to the post by the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH), will have to explain the issue to his party peers at the upcoming meeting of the KDH's top board.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Sentenced!

It is definitely good news that at least one emblematic scandal did not end in vain.

Minister Igor Štefanov was sacked over a scandal.

British PM: We are not treating EU nationals as bargaining chips

Open letter of Theresa May to EU citizens in the UK.

Theresa May

Do you want a Sagan for your Lego collection? Photo

The post is very popular on Facebook.

Peter Sagan

Why did we have to wait ten years for the verdict in the bulletin-board case?

The case is still not concluded. The Supreme Court will have to deal with the appeal of ex-ministers; the case of embezzlement by the non-licensed banking institution of Jozef Majský has also become protracted.

Ex-minister Janušek, sentenced October 18.