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    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker dismissed on Tuesday Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico's statements in which he expressed his opposition to mandatory refugee quotas and hosting Muslims in the country.

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — In an interview with the Slovak SME newspaper, Fico said that. "there is no place for Islam in Slovakia" and that he was against the idea of "a closed Muslim community" in the country.

    "I completely disagree with the statements of Mr. Fico," Junker said at a press conference in France.

    He added that he would bring up the topic during his meeting with Fico in Brussels scheduled for Wednesday.

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