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"I don't care whether he meets with Eskimos, Bedouins or Mongols, as long as he doesn't call on them to hurt Slovakia. Let him meet with Martians - I'll buy him a one-way ticket to Mars."


Ján Slota, leader of the ruling far-right Slovak National Party, referring to opposition Hungarian Coalition Party leader Béla Bugár, whom he accuses of inciting Hungarian politicians to attack Slovakia on the international stage.


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News digest: Pilot testing deemed successful

Coronavirus affects bus connections, gastronomy businesses send an open letter to the prime minister. Take a look at the latest in our news digest.

PM Igor Matovič presents the results of the pilot nationwide testing on October 26.

Slovakia orders a curfew and embarks on its COVID experiment

High turnout in testing in four northern districts, decision awaited on extending the project to the nation. Prison for a prominent prosecutor and parliament's speaker injured.

Waiting for the results of COVID tests during the pilot phase of the nationwide testing in the town of Nižná in Orava, northern Slovakia.

No balanced budget for next three years, this time due to COVID-19

2021-2023 general government budgets lack consolidation measures.

Finance Minister Eduard Heger