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“These [austerity] measures will not affect 88 percent of people in Slovakia.”

“These [austerity] measures will not affect 88 percent of people in Slovakia.”

Prime Minister Robert Fico makes a bold claim in comments on the first 100 days of his government, and in particular on forthcoming austerity measures.

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