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QUOTE OF THE WEEK


"They deserve it."

Ján Ľupták, chairman of the non-parliamentary Workers' Party (ZRS), reacting to news on May 16 that former FNM state privatisation agency president Štefan Gavorník and former Privatisation Minister Peter Bisák had been charged with taking bribes while in office. Ľupták was himself a member of the 1994-1998 ruling coalition led by former Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar; Bisák and Gavorník were nominated to their posts by Ľupták's own ZRS party.


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