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Minister Miroslav Lajčák prijal veľvyslanca Vietnamu Nguyena Xuana Luu./ Minister Miroslav Lajčák received Ambassador of Vietnam to Slovakia Nguyen Xuan Luu.

21 July

Minister Lajčák received Ambassador of Vietnam on leaving his office

Today (July 21, 2014), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Slovakia Nguyen Xuan Luu on the occasion of his diplomatic mission ending.

Žena kladie kvety na letisku Schiphol v Asterdame, nedeľa 20. júla 2014./ A woman places flowers at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Sunday, July 20, 2014.Credit: ČTK/AP/Patrick Post.

21 July

Statement of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs on evidences about the crash of Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine

Latest evidence-based information presented this Sunday by the US Secretary of State John Kerry indicated that the separatists in the south-east of Ukraine were responsible for the shooting down of civilian Malaysia Airlines jet on 17 July.

Great Britain pays tribute to people on the board of Malaysia Airlines flight. Photo: ČTK/PA/Tom White

18 July

Lajčák sent letters of condolence with regard to the air plane downing in Ukraine

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák sent letters of condolence over the airplane downing in eastern Ukraine to his counterparts today (July 18, 2014) – to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Frans Timmermans, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Marty Natalegawa, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia Julie Bishop, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Albert del Rosario, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany F.W. Steinmeier, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium Didier Reynders and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada John Baird.

Grabovo, Ukraine-the crash of the Boeing 777 Malaysian airlines on the route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters / ZUMA / Ria Novosti

17 July

The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic expressed condolences to the bereaved of the air plane downing in eastern Ukraine

The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic is expressing condolences to the bereaved of the victims who died on Thursday (July 17, 2014) during the crash of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 airplane in eastern Ukraine.

Ministerial meeting of the Visegrad Group with South Korea in the V4+ format.

17 July

Lajčák: V4 + South Korea ministerial meeting produces a range of concrete results

Today (July 17, 2014), the Bôrik hotel in Bratislava hosted the historically first ministerial meeting of the Visegrad Group with South Korea in the V4+ format, which was at the same time the first meeting of this Central European grouping since Slovakia took over the Visegrad Group Presidency on July 1.

Miroslav Lajčák and Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea, Yun Byung-se.

17 July

Lajčák: “We are interested in attracting other South Korean investors to Slovakia”

At the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Yun Byung-se came for an official visit to the Slovak Republic today (July 17, 2014).

17 July

Lajčák gave an address at the donor conference for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia

Today (July 16, 2014), Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, gave an address at the donor conference held in Brussels on assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia after the recent floods. In his address, he welcomed the efforts of the international community headed by the European Union to help to restore the two countries and he again underlined the level of solidarity with both flood-stricken countries. He also encouraged the governments of both countries to use the challenges brought about by this serious humanitarian catastrophe as opportunity to improve the life of their citizens.

  • 21.7.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Jordánsko

    State Secretary Javorčík received designated Ambassador of Jordan

    On July 21, 2014, State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Peter Javorčík received Jordanian Ambassador-designate to Slovakia (seated in Vienna) Hussam Abdullah Ghodayeh Al Husseini on the occasion of the presentation of copies of his credentials.

  • 21.7.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Island

    State Secretary Javorčík received designated Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland

    The designated Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland to the Slovak Republic (seated in Vienna) Auđunn Atlason presented State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík with copies of his credentials on July 21, 2014.

  • State Secretary Burian at the Informal Development Ministerial Meeting.

    15.7.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov

    State Secretary Burian at the Informal Development Ministerial Meeting

    State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Peter Burian left for Florence on Monday for an Informal Development EU Ministerial Meeting of the Italian Presidency, the conclusions from which are to form the basis of the further direction of the Italian Presidency concerning the development agenda.