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"Slota swore he would not be vulgar about Hungarians and, as far as I know, Mr Švejnar is not [Hungarian]."

"Slota swore he would not be vulgar about Hungarians and, as far as I know, Mr Švejnar is not [Hungarian]."

Dušan Čaplovič, vice chairman of the ruling Smer party, speaking about Slovak National Party boss Ján Slota, who likened Ján Švejnar, the Social Democrat running for the Czech presidency, to manure.

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