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Hungarian government demands compensation from "Aurul"

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A law firm representing the Hungarian government has demanded in a letter that the "Aurul" mining company in Romania transfer 29 billion forints ($100 million) to the Hungarian state treasury within 15 days as compensation for the damage caused by last year's Tisza River cyanide pollution. The firm threatened a lawsuit unless "Aurul" complies with the demand and installs safety equipment, "Magyar Hirlap" reported on 14 March. MSZ
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