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“First of all I said I’d been [on the yacht] for the girls. But the prime minister wouldn’t buy it.”

“First of all I said I’d been [on the yacht] for the girls. But the prime minister wouldn’t buy it.”

Finance Minister Ján Počiatek attempts a joke after news broke that he had visited the yacht of a financial tycoon in Monaco. Prime Minister Robert Fico condemned his actions but didn’t sack him.

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