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“I don’t understand why the Sme daily is making a problem out of this procedure, which is absolutely normal. For larger number of candidates and joint voting it does not work without coordination of the caucus.”

“I don’t understand why the Sme daily is making a problem out of this procedure, which is absolutely normal. For larger number of candidates and joint voting it does not work without coordination of the caucus.”

MP Andrej Kolesík explains why he gave a note to fellow Smer deputies instructing them how to vote in a secret parliamentary ballot to choose members of the board of directors of the Nation’s Memory Institute. Secret ballots are supposed to be a matter of conscience for MPs.

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Fico: We are ready to discuss the 13th salary

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Meucci: Italy is not going through a catastrophe

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Italian Ambassador to Slovakia Gabriele Meucci