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“We don’t see any reason why people in the city of Banská Bystrica and in the region should suffer because of the fact that somebody has been elected experimentally as governor.”

Prime Minister Robert FicoPrime Minister Robert Fico (Source: SITA)

Prime Minister Robert Fico explains why the city of Banská Bystrica rather than the self-governing region’s office should be responsible for drawing European Union funds.

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News digest: Lockdown not out of the question, PM Matovič says

The overview of news from Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

PM Igor Matovič says lockdown is still in play.

A curfew for those who refuse testing? Lawyers and president have doubts

The government risks the Constitutional Court canceling the nationwide testing.

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The cabinet approves plan for permanent kurzarbeit

The new fund is expected to be introduced from 2022.

Labour Minister Milan Krajniak