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"I have been connected with the Slovak national hockey team since its very beginnings. I was with them, I helped them, we met, I arranged sponsoring, I took part in practices. If the Slovak Republic did not exist, neither would Slovak national hockey."

Opposition HZDS party leader Vladimír Mečiar explaining his role in Slovakia's recent World Championship hockey title

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President Andrej Kiska

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