Two days after the unsuccessful vote for the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in Slovak Parliament, the MPs  finally approved the bailout with help of votes of the SMER Social Democracy Party and made an end of Slovakia’s three days of fame.

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Flags of Slovakia and European Union fly in front of the Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. Reports state that after an unsuccessful vote about the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) on 11 October 2011 the Slovak Parliament will try to agree upon the EFSF on 13 October 2011, this time with the help of the MP's of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Flags of Slovakia and European Union wave in front of the Bratislava Castle near to Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

A general view of the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13. October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

A general view of the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13. October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Speaker of Slovak Parliament and leader of the Freedom and Solidarity party (SaS) Richard Sulik speaks during the session of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy Robert Fico as seen in the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy Robert Fico (top) presses a button on a voting device during the vote to approve the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy Robert Fico (bottom) and his colleagues react after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of the largest coalition party Mikulas Dzurinda (R) talks to the leader of the coalition Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) Jan Figel (L) during the session of Slovak Parliament on 13 October 2011, Bratislava, Slovakia. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Speaker of Slovak Parliament and leader of the Freedom and Solidarity party (SaS) Richard Sulik (L) talks to journalists on a press briefing after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) inside the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy Robert Fico talks to journalists on a press briefing after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) inside the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy Robert Fico talks to journalists on a press briefing after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) inside the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova (top) and deputy speakers of Slovak Parliament Bela Bugar (L) and Pavol Hrusovsky (R) during the session of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Leader of Slovakia's strongest opposition party SMER Social Democracy Robert Fico (top) chats with his colleagues during the session of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova reacts during the session of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova reacts during the session of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova talks to journalists at a press briefing after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) inside the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova (L) the leader of Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) Jan Figel (C) and leader of Slovak Democratic and Christian Union Democratic Party (SDKU-DS) Mikulas Dzurinda (R) talk to journalists at a press briefing after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) inside the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011. (...) EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova reacts during a press briefing after a successful vote on the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) inside the plenary hall of Slovak Parliament in Bratislava, Slovakia, 13 October 2011.