Quote of the Week


"Hungarian weddings [in Slovakia] are of course still in Hungarian. That's the way it's going to be, even if the Slovak National Party were in charge. I'd like to see the tough guy who would force my daughter not to use her mother tongue at her wedding."

Béla Bugár, leader of the Hungarian Coalition Party, explaining why the more controversial provisions of the 1999 minority languages law were not being enforced to the letter.


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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

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