Quote of the week

“When they now come at midnight to [reach the officers] at 8:00, it almost resembles waiting for an iPhone.”

“When they now come at midnight to [reach the officers] at 8:00, it almost resembles waiting for an iPhone.”

Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák comments on long queues in front of the Office of the Border and Alien Police in Bratislava’s Petržalka borough.

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