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“In politics there is a principle that when they slander and do bad things to you, you feel well, and when they feel sorry for you, it is bad. I am looking forward to them doing bad things and slandering me as I will then feel better.”

PM Robert FicoPM Robert Fico (Source: SITA)

Prime Minister Robert Fico comments on his health condition, following heart bypass surgery.

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