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Slovakia recognises Libyan rebels

SLOVAKIA became one of 60 countries to have recognised Libya’s National Transitional Council as the only legitimate government of that country, the TASR newswire reported.

SLOVAKIA became one of 60 countries to have recognised Libya’s National Transitional Council as the only legitimate government of that country, the TASR newswire reported.

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is convinced that the National Transitional Council will guarantee the observance of laws, justice and human rights for all Libya’s citizens,” the ministry said in a written statement released on August 30, adding that such an approach in Libya will receive broad support from Slovakia’s government.

The ministry also expressed its condolences to the country in connection with the large number of civilian victims who have died during recent clashes.


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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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