"Although I am a constitutional official I don't feel like I have to show my accounts to you like this and say what I paid for yesterday and what I will pay tomorrow."
- Pavol Rusko, Economy Minister and head of the ruling ANO party, responds to questions about the bills of exchange that he signed to a private businessman as a guarantee for the debts of firms close to the minister. According to Pravda daily, the bills of exchange stood for €2.56 million.
8. Aug 2005 at 0:00