National emergency will be prolonged

The cabinet did not approve changes to the curfew.

PM Igor Matovič arrives at the cabinet session.PM Igor Matovič arrives at the cabinet session. (Source: TASR)

The national emergency declared in Slovakia on October 1 will be prolonged by 45 more days.

Originally, it was supposed to end on November 14, but will now last until the end of the year.

The proposal was adopted by the cabinet at its November 11 session. Originally, the central crisis staff proposed to prolong the national emergency by 90 days, but several experts and even the junior coalition party Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) opposed the idea.

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