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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák left today (November 18, 2014) for Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he will meet with political leaders in Sarajevo and Banja Luka to discuss the post-election situation in the country and relay the messages and expectations of the EU agreed on in Brussels on Monday.
Evaluation of developments in Ukraine in the context of the results of the recent parliamentary elections and ongoing developments in the southeast of the country was the core topics of the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU (FAC) today (November 17, 2014), where the Slovak Republic was represented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák.
Today (November 16, 2014), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák welcomed Foreign Affairs Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, who is accompanying President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at events celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Bratislava.
Developments in southeastern Ukraine and the energy independence of the country – including gas supplies – as well as relations between Kiev and Moscow were the core topics of the meeting of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák today (November 15, 2014) with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko who arrived in Slovakia as a guest at the V4 and Germany presidential meeting.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák provided the opening remarks for the gala concert of composer Oskar Rózsa and the world-renowned soprano Adriana Kučerová on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution today (November 14, 2014).
The Berlin Declaration of 2004 still remains an important document that speaks to anti-Semitism as one of the oldest diseases of civilization. Its message is not only in the recommendations for OSCE countries in the Declaration but also in defining what is yet necessary to do in this issue – as the hatred of Jews is far from being an historical problem.
"In a few days, Slovakia and the Czech Republic will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the political regime change without a single fire being shot, which led to ground-breaking changes in society, including democratic and economic reforms. Nowadays, Slovakia is a member of NATO, European Union, the Schengen zone and euro zone.
20.11.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Švajčiarsko
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík met today (November 20, 2014) with State Secretary of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Yves Rossier.
18.11.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
State Secretary Peter Javorčík attended the discussion at the General Affairs Council (GAC) of the European Union today (November 18, 2014) in Brussels, where the ministers went through the agenda of the December European Council session.
15.11.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Spojené štáty
State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Peter Burian met with Paul Jones from the US State Department, Charles Kupchan from the US National Security Council and other counterparts during his visit to Washington, D.C. on November 13, 2014.