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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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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak