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At the University Club of the University of California in San Diego.

30 September

Lajčák in San Diego: “We must subordinate our efforts to building a knowledge economy”

“Slovakia is proud of what it has achieved in more than 20 years of independence. However, this does not mean we can rest on our laurels. We must maximally use the potential of our young people, to support innovative ideas.

Working breakfast of the informal group of foreign affairs ministers of the states actively supporting the International Criminal Court (ICC).

27 September

Lajčák: “Only effective cooperation of UN with the ICC can lead to fulfillment of its mandate”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák started his seventh day of the visit to the USA today (September 27, 2014) with a working breakfast of the informal group of foreign affairs ministers of the states actively supporting the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Miroslav Lajčák before members of the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations.

26 September

Lajčák: “We cannot take the path of confrontation, but search instead for practical solutions for the future”

Ukraine: what the causes of the conflict were, what we have done and what must be done, why it’s necessary that the international community pulls together, and what consequences will the crisis have for Ukrainians themselves and for the rest of us.

Minister Lajčák during high-level meeting on the occasion of placing the 50th ratification document to the Arms Trade Treaty.

26 September

Lajčák: "Peace process in Ukraine needs to rely on international support”

Slovakia condemns violation of territorial integrity of another country – it is a matter of principle for us. Seventy years ago, during WWII, Slovakia opposed the evil for the sake of freedom and democratic values, which was a painful lesson learned, so we cannot forget it and betray our commitments to the principles of democracy, peace and security of every person on Earth.

Minister Lajčák and UN Deputy Secretary-General for the Rule of Law and Security Institutions Dmitry Titov.

24 September

Lajčák: “We must search for synergies with organizations that have something to offer with respect to SSR”

The 69th UN General Assembly debate started with the address of Brazilian President in the general assembly hall of the United Nations in New York today (September 24, 2014). The Slovak Delegation is being led by President Andrej Kiska, accompanied by Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.

Minister M. Lajčák with Foreign Affairs Minister of Albania Ditmir Bushati.

24 September

Lajčák: “Slovakia is ready to further play an active role in international human rights forums"

A meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Erlan Abdyldaev started off the program of day two of the working visit of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák in New York on Tuesday (September 23, 2014).

Prezidentský kandidát Abdulláh Abdulláh./Presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah.Zdroj: ČTK/imago stock&people/imago stock&people

23 September

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic on signing agreement on the national unity government and the election of Afghani President

The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic was pleased to learn of the declaration of the Afghanistan Independent Election Commission on finalizing the presidential election. We congratulate newly elected President Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, and the people of Afghanistan. During the elections they displayed extraordinary efforts and the will to participate in shaping the future of its country. We welcome signing the political agreement between Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on creating a national unity government.