Fico: „Privatizations Were Our Biggest Mistake“

People ♦ Published: January 21, 2013; 21:29 ♦ (Vindobona)

Slovakia´s Prime Minister Robert Fico thinks that the austerity policy in Europe is the wrong way.

Fico: „Privatizations Were Our Biggest Mistake“ / Picture: © Wikipedia / Dr J. Herbert

In an interview with the Austrian newspaper “Standard”, Fico explains the biggest mistake in Slovakia´s short history. From 1998 to 2006, the Slovak government has sold most of the publicly owned companies, Fico says. “Today, Slovakia controls neither the natural gas sector nor the electricity sector. All strategically important companies were sold. And the investors have earned…