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"Members of the SDĽ [reformed communist party] should ask themselves which political interests they are serving [with a proposed bill banning membership in more than one party]. Only the courts can ban membership in a party, not parliament."

Lászlo Nagy, an MP for the Hungarian Coalition party of government, during a debate on the SDĽ bill June 21. The bill was approved on first reading.




"Parliament should propose the prosecution of Mr. Nagy for spreading political prostitution."

Jozef Gajdoš, a member of the opposition HZDS party, which also had a bill banning dual membership passed in first reading June 21.


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No Slovaks among the victims of Manchester attack so far

The representatives of Slovakia have expressed their sympathy to the families of the victims.

Police guard close to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, Britain, on May 23, 2017, a day after an explosion.

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Planting "Naopoleon's oak" on May 20, 2017.