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“I will not postpone the regional elections when I need to negotiate the exception [to the deadline] now.”

“I will not postpone the regional elections when I need to negotiate the exception [to the deadline] now.”

PM Robert Fico denies reports that postponing the deadline for drawing EU funds is part of Monika Flašíková-Beňová’s (Smer) campaign to become head of Bratislava Region.

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