Quote of the week

“We don’t want to respond, and please, do not respond in any way; you can get out of it [by saying] you are on sick leave or holiday.”

“We don’t want to respond, and please, do not respond in any way; you can get out of it [by saying] you are on sick leave or holiday.”

The Prešov hospital director Radoslav Čuha explains to the hospital’s spokesperson how to avoid
responding to journalists in an email which he accidentally sent to a TV Markíza news reporter.

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