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Parliament passes help for farmers

Farmers whose crops will be negatively affected by global climate changes will be able to ask for financial assistance from the Environment Fund, according to an amendment passed by parliament. The new rules are a response to this year’s draughts which resulted in serious damages to the harvest, the SITA newswire reported.

Farmers whose crops will be negatively affected by global climate changes will be able to ask for financial assistance from the Environment Fund, according to an amendment passed by parliament. The new rules are a response to this year’s draughts which resulted in serious damages to the harvest, the SITA newswire reported.

The rules will allow the agricultural aid agency to give a loan to the Environment Fund which will then lend the money to farmers at 0.5 percent interest, SITA wrote.

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Slovak water slalom racers won seven medals

Young Slovak talents made the hearts of sports fans race with their performance at the World Championship in water slalom.

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The normalisation of our relations has grown

Most people want the EU to exist in the future – we just have to mobilise this majority and not take things for granted, says Austrian Ambassador to Slovakia Helfried Carl in an interview with The Slovak Spectator.

Austrian Ambassador Helfried Carl

Fico for better fish fingers

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