News digest: Viktor Orbán's 'irredentism' scarf

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Good evening. The Tuesday, November 22 edition of Today in Slovakia is ready with the main news of the day in less than five minutes.


'Greater Hungary' map on Orbán's scarf

Slovak Foreign Minister Rastislav Káčer has described a scarf worn by Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán during last Sunday's football match as disgusting.

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The scarf bore a "Greater Hungary" historical map, promoting the idea of the territorial restoration of the Kingdom of Hungary. In the past, Slovakia was part of the kingdom.

The video showing the prime minister with the scarf appeared on Orbán's Facebook page.


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IN OTHER NEWS:

  • Slovakia will have three new ambassadors in China, Sweden and Cuba.
  • Slovakia has become a signatory to the global commitment on limiting methane emissions, the most aggressive and dangerous greenhouse gas.
  • About a third of people polled by the 2muse agency would like to get a jab in a pharmacy, shows the agency's survey for the Association of Pharmacy Chain Operators. A bill that would enable this has not yet been passed by MPs. (SITA)
  • The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) expects the growth of the Slovak economy to significantly slow down next year.
  • OĽaNO, a major ruling party, has joined the European People's Party.

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