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NEWS: Slovakia Central Bank governor and ECB policymaker Kažimír says he’s not resigning despite court fine in bribery case

BRIBERY FINE: Slovakia's Central Bank governor Peter Kazimir has been attending the IMF Spring Meetings in Washington DC while at home he was fined for bribery. “I’m innocent,” Kažimír said in the emailed statement. “I’m yet to receive the court’s decision and order. I didn’t commit any crime and I’m confident I will prove my innocence during the main trial or an appeal in Slovakia or in the EU,” he said.

SLOVAKIA Central Bank governor and European Central Bank policymaker Peter Kažimír has rejected calls by the country’s leadership for him to resign after a judge fined him €100,000 in a bribery case. Kažimír said on Thursday he had not committed any criminal offence, reacting to a court conviction in a bribery-related case. “Despite the criminal…

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