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"Robertson is right that we have to vote with our eyes open. I will even take my glasses to the ballot box so I don't vote for anyone from the current governing coalition by mistake."

Vladimír Mečiar commenting on advice from Nato Secretary General Lord George Robertson that Slovaks carefully consider who they vote for in next year's parliamentary elections.


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