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"Every boy, if he wants to become a real man, should go through basic military training."

President Ivan Gašparovič expressing his disagreement with plans to make the Slovak military fully professional and bring an end to the tradition of mandatory service.


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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak