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“[Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák] visits policemen and firemen in the regions. It’s his favourite activity.”

“[Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák] visits policemen and firemen in the regions. It’s his favourite activity.”


Silvia Miháliková, Kaliňák's Interior Ministry spokesperson, reacts to news of Agriculture Minister's Stanislav Becík’s horse-drawn road trip around Slovakia


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