Quote of the week

“I am hearing about it for the first time; I cannot comment on it now.”

ÚRSO chairman Ľubomír Jahnátek.ÚRSO chairman Ľubomír Jahnátek. (Source: SITA)

Agriculture Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek responds to an inquiry from Denník N whether he would be willing to help refugees. 

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