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“President Ivan Gašparovič expressed clearly, metaphorically that he felt like a Smer member. It’s a life feeling, not a party affiliation.”

“President Ivan Gašparovič expressed clearly, metaphorically that he felt like a Smer member. It’s a life feeling, not a party affiliation.”

Boris Zala, Smer’s deputy chairman, interprets Gašparovič’s statement that he was “practically like a member of Smer”. The president had previously insisted he was not affiliated to any party.

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