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"[Mečiar's] political development reminds me of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaucescu, who in his final years was interested in nothing but money and power."

Oľga Keltošová, Bratislava City Council member and assistant to MP Vojtech Tkáč, after announcing she was leaving the opposition Movement for a Democratic Slovakia, led by former PM Vladimír Mečiar.

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Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

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PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.