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A TV PROGRAMME IN ENGLISH COVERING THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN SLOVAKIA OVER THE PAST WEEK (VIDEO INCLUDED)

This week in Slovakia

Content of programme: Opposition alleges widespread wiretapping; Ministers squabble over Cyprus mission; Honeywell confirms investment as job cuts continue

Content of programme:


Opposition alleges widespread wiretapping;
Ministers squabble over Cyprus mission;
Honeywell confirms investment as job cuts continue

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Two opposition MPs are claiming that the police are wiretapping journalists and as many as 40 members of parliament. They have presented no proof, but allege that Interior Minister Daniel Lipšic is trying to concentrate power in his hands.


The future of Slovakia’s decade-long participation in the UN peacekeeping mission in Cyprus is in doubt after Defense Minister Ľubomír Galko called the mission expensive and unrewarding.


As layoffs continue at Slovak state companies, US autoparts maker Honeywell has confirmed that it intends to build a 38-million euro factory for making turbochargers in Prešov, a town in the east of Slovakia.


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