USS departure from Košice likely: Slovak leader

Nov 21, 2012 | 02:24 PM | Christopher Rivituso

Tags  steel, US Steel, Slovakia, Europe, Kosice

LONDON — U.S. Steel Corp. will likely exit its steelmaking plant at Košice, Slovakia, though it would be better for the surrounding region’s stability if the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker remained, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said Tuesday.

"I worry that people will lose their jobs, and that is troubling for the government," Fico told journalists at a news conference, according to a statement from the Slovak government’s website. ....





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