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Slovakia could sue the European Commission over Slovenská Pošta

Slovakia's Ministry of Transport and the state-owned postal service company Slovenská Pošta are preparing a lawsuit against a decision by the European Commission (EC), in which it ordered Slovakia to re-open its hybrid mail market.

Slovakia's Ministry of Transport and the state-owned postal service company Slovenská Pošta are preparing a lawsuit against a decision by the European Commission (EC), in which it ordered Slovakia to re-open its hybrid mail market.

Prime Minister Robert Fico presented the plan following a meeting with Slovenská Pošta Director General Libor Chrást.

Fico criticised the European Commission's decision, describing it as a manifestation of pressure from alternative postal services providers.

Chrást said that the decision to file a lawsuit was not yet final but could be made within two months of the date of the EC's decision (which was issued on October 7). SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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