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Discussion with representatives of European-Australian Business Council (EABC).

26 May

Compatriots´ role irreplaceable in Slovak-Australia relations

Sydney (26 May) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák started his official visit to Australia by giving an address at the European Australian Business Council (EABC) in Sydney. He discussed with the EABC leaders about political and economic developments in Slovakia, the European Union, as well as overall developments globally. EACB associates people with a significant influence in Australian business and politics.

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25 May

Slovakia and Malaysia agree on concrete steps to create more intense business cooperation

Kuala Lumpur (25 May) – Slovakia and Malaysia have agreed to increase contact with each other and put a focus on creating concrete results through more intense cooperation. This agreement between the two nations was the result of talks led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák, who was visiting Kuala Lumpur to sign a double taxation avoidance agreement and open the Slovak-Malaysian business forum to help promote Slovak exports.

Minister M. Lajčák met with the foreign minister of Qatar.

24 May

SR – Qatar: Interest in launching bilateral cooperation

Doha (24 May) – Slovakia and Qatar will look for pathways for developing more intensive cooperation. This was agreed by the foreign affairs ministers of both countries Miroslav Lajčák and Khalid Bin Mohammed Al Attiyah at their meeting in the Qatar capital city of Doha. “The level of our bilateral contacts and relations should be higher – there is both scope and potential for it,” stated Minister Lajčák.

Minister Lajčák as the first EU speaker at the meeting in the Qatar.

24 May

Lajčák in Qatar: We can defeat terrorism only by joining forces

Doha (24 May) – “We cannot allow terrorists to force their reality on us and we can avoid this only through the close cooperation of European and Muslim states,” said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák at the ministerial meeting of the European Union and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC) on Sunday.

Ministers signed a Memorandum in which they expressed political support for interconnection of the existing infrastructure for gas supplies.

21 May

Central and South Eastern Europe jointly in favour of diversification of gas supplies

Riga (21 May) – Four countries of Central and South Eastern Europe have made an agreement upon a Slovak initiative in Riga today on jointly seeking new sources of natural gas and transportation routes. The foreign ministers of Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania signed a Memorandum in which they expressed political support for interconnection of the existing infrastructure for gas supplies. On behalf of the Slovak Republic, the Memorandum was signed by Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.

President meeting. Foto: Official webside of Petro Poroschenko.

21 May

Slovakia supports Ukraine’s European prospects

Kyiv (21 May) – Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, visited Ukraine in the company of Andrej Kiska, the Slovak President, on Wednesday and Thursday. They were jointly received by Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, and Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister of Ukraine. Minister Lajčák had a separate meeting with his department counterpart, Pavlo Klimkin, and with Ertugrul Apakan, Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine.

Minister M. Lajčák with the Chief Monitor, Ertugrul Apakan.

20 May

Minister Lajčák visits the OSCE Special Mission in Ukraine

Kyiv (20 May) - Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, visited the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine and met with the Chief Monitor, Ertugrul Apakan, in Kyiv. The mission monitors compliance with the peace agreements in conflict areas in the eastern part of Ukraine and Chief Monitor Apakan described to Minister Lajčák the activities of the monitors and the challenges they face.

  • State Secretary I. Slobodník at NATO headquarters.

    27.5.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a NATO

    State Secretary I. Slobodník in NATO Headquarters

    On May 27, 2015 State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Igor Slobodník met with NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow and other representatives of NATO international staff.

  • Igor Slobodník with Oscar Stenström, State Secretary of the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of the Kingdom of Sweden.

    20.5.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Švédsko

    Deepening economic dialogue between Slovakia and Sweden

    Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received Oscar Stenström, State Secretary of the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of the Kingdom of Sweden, today (20 May).

  • Igor Slobodník received Senator Nicola Latorre, Chairperson of the Defence Commission in the Senate of the Italian Republic.

    20.5.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Taliansko

    Igor Slobodník receives Senator Nicola Latorre

    Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received today (20 May) Senator Nicola Latorre, Chairperson of the Defence Commission in the Senate of the Italian Republic.