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"All that blah-blah-blah that was there was just blah-blah-blah."

Speaker of Parliament Jozef Migaš, who is also the chairman of the ruling coalition SDĽ party, in response to his coalition mates' criticism of the SDĽ-nominated director of energy utility Slovenské Elektrárne, Štefan Košovan.


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