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“We have destroyed our currency, turned it into briquettes. We should have done as the Germans did: they deposited their [Deutsch]mark and can return to it at any time. Which is what they will do.”

“We have destroyed our currency, turned it into briquettes. We should have done as the Germans did: they deposited their [Deutsch]mark and can return to it at any time. Which is what they will do.”

Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Ján Slota claims that Germany is about to return to using its former currency, and says Slovakia should abandon the euro and do the same.

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