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"Concerning the criminal aspect of that thing [the kidnapping], I did not and don't have anything to do with it. Concerning the investigation, we have done whatever was possible to make sure the case was properly investigated and revealed. So me afraid? For God's sake, [no].

Former Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar in an interview for the Czech television ČT1, responding to the question whether he was afraid of being charged with invlovement in the kidnapping of Michal Kováč Jr., son of Slovakia's former president, after his friend Ivan Lexa, the former secret police boss, was alleged to have participated in the case and was put in custody in mid-April.


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