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“I am still in good shape and I will endure there [in the president’s office] for those 10 years.”

“I am still in good shape and I will endure there [in the president’s office] for those 10 years.”

Presidential candidate Milan Kňažko said during the pre-election debate organised by the Sme daily and the Trend weekly on March 3.

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