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"I'm in such a mood that I feel like telling him he should croak. How did he manage to study until now? Sorry, I apologize."


- Monika Murová, spokeswoman for the Education Ministry, reacts to a question about belated social stipends for students. The ministry fined her for the statement. The ministry also defended Murová, saying that she did not know the conversation was being recorded. The whole ministry was under immense stress due to problems with secondary school exit exams.


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