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"I'm not a police dog, and I never will be. There are other bodies for that task - tax [offices], financial and others."

"I'm not a police dog, and I never will be. There are other bodies for that task - tax [offices], financial and others."

Prime Minister Robert Fico, reacting to journalists' questions about the very expensive new car of his coalition partner Ján Slota.

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