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“If I were to act based on what newspapers write about me, or what I see [reported] about me on the television, I could jump out of the window right now.”Prime Minister Robert Fico, speaking to visitors to the Open House Day at the Slovak Cabinet Office on Sunday, May 31, criticises the opposition and media.

“If I were to act based on what newspapers write about me, or what I see [reported] about me on the television, I could jump out of the window right now.”
Prime Minister Robert Fico, speaking to visitors to the Open House Day at the Slovak Cabinet Office on Sunday, May 31, criticises the opposition and media.

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L-R: Martin Glváč and Andrej Danko