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"In every case against Lexa you shouted 'Guilty!' They shouted the same thing at Christ, and today we all ask him for forgiveness The organs who are responsible for deciding [on the Remiáš murder] ruled that it never happened. The rest of you are babblers, squawkers and, for me, farters."


HZDS Chairman Vladimír Mečiar addressing parliament on October 19 in defense of former secret service chief Ivan Lexa, who was charged with ordering the murder of Robert Remiáš in 1996.


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