Kočner and Rusko meet in court for the first time

Trial on the promissory notes case ran for its 18th day.

Marian Kočner and Pavol Rusko meet for the first time in court in Pezinok, near Bratislava, on December 16, 2019Marian Kočner and Pavol Rusko meet for the first time in court in Pezinok, near Bratislava, on December 16, 2019 (Source: TASR)

The former owner of private TV Markíza Pavol Rusko and businessman Marian Kočner both faced each other in court, on December 16, for the first time since a trial in the case of the promissory notes began.

They both stand accused in this case of TV Markíza promissory notes worth millions of euros. Apart from that, each of them respectively faces charges in other cases as well.

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Rusko left the court an hour after his arrival for spinal pain while the senate approved, later on, the reading of an agreement of 20 pages on forming a joint international investigation team to look into the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kušnírová. Kočner is charged with the ordering of the murder.

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