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President: Czech Republic also produced 'Novichok' gas

The Novichok-type nerve agent type used to poison an Russian ex-spy in Britain "was manufactured in a small amount, tested and destroyed" last year in the Czech Republic, president Milos Zeman has told Czech TV Barrandov. Acting Czech prime minister Andrej Babis called it a lie. Officials in Russia had previously suggested that the Novichok used in the UK attack might have come from Czech Republic, Sweden or Slovakia.

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EU says Hungary's anti-Juncker campaign is fake news

The European Commission has branded the latest campaign by the Hungarian government as 'fake news', after Orban's government accused Juncker of pressing ahead with migration proposals that threaten the country's security.

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