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Rokovanie ministra Lajčáka s rezortným partnerom Pavlom Klimkinom./Minister Lajčák holding talks with his counterpart Foreign Affairs Minister Pavel Klimkin.

11 September

Lajčák: “We have an understanding of the complicated situation in Ukraine”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák continued his visit to Ukraine – holding talks with his counterpart Foreign Affairs Minister Pavel Klimkin in Kiev today (September 11, 2014).

MInister Lajčák with Transcarpathian Regional Council Chairman Ivan Balogh

10 September

Lajčák: “We are interested not only in the developments in eastern Ukraine but also in the Transcarpathian Region”

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák arrived for his three-day visit to Ukraine. Yesterday evening and today (September 10-11, 2014), he held talks with Transcarpathian Regional Council Chairman Ivan Balogh and met with representatives of the Slovak national minority and the academic community.

Ilustračné foto/Illustration photo: ČTK/AP/Abbas Dulleh

10 September

Slovakia will send financial humanitarian aid to fight Ebola

Today (September 10, 2014), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák signed the documentation enabling the provision of financial humanitarian aid to West Africa in relation to the fight against the Ebola epidemic, which has already claimed more than 1,800 lives in its latest wave, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) – while the number of afflicted people is twice that number.

Minister Lajčák and CDA of United Kingdom Gill Fraser during welcome.

10 September

Farewell meeting with Gill Fraser, the United Kingdom chargé d´affaires

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák received Head of Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Slovakia Gill Fraser today (September 10, 2014) on the occasion of her leaving office. The Minister appreciated that with her arrival in Slovakia, bilateral political and economic cooperation – highlighted by the visits of two UK State Ministers to Slovakia this year – intensified.

Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Principality of Andorra Gilbert Saboya during welcome.

9 September

Lajčák: “We are ready to use experiences Andorra’s experience in terms of know-how in tourism”

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 Principality of Andorra Gilbert Saboya came for an official visit to Slovakia today (September 9, 2014). This has been the first visit of the head of Andorra diplomacy in ten years.

Minister Miroslav Lajčák, EMBRACO President Robert Campos, Brazil Ambassador Susan Kleebank and Chairman of SOV František Chmelár during welcome.

9 September

Lajčák received representatives of the Brazilian company Embraco

Lajčák received Roberto Campos, President of the Brazilian company EMBRACO – accompanied by Ambassador of Brazil Susan Kleebank – today (September 9, 2014).

Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Austrian Ambassador Martin Wuketich during farewell welcome.

8 September

Lajčák: “Dialogue with Austria maintains continuity and sustainably high intensity"

Today (September 8, 2014), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Slovakia Josef Markus Wuketich on the occasion of his diplomatic mission ending.

  • Photo: Shutterstock/Luuk de Kok

    9.9.2014 | Ľudské práva

    Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and Racial Violence

    Slovakia commemorates September 9 as Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and Racial Violence as it marks the day in 1941 that regulations vis-à-vis the legal position of Jews by the Government of the wartime Slovak State were adopted. This Jewish Code represented the beginning of the persecution of Jews in Slovakia during WWII.

  • P. Javorčík prijal francúzskeho veľvyslanca Didiera Lopinota./State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík received Ambassador of the Republic of France to Slovakia Didier Lopinot.

    9.9.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov

    Javorčík received French Ambassador Didier Lopinot

    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík received Ambassador of the Republic of France to Slovakia Didier Lopinot today (September 9, 2014). Their talks mainly revolved around the adoption of the EU’s sanctions against Russia in relation to current developments in Ukraine.

  • Štátny tajomník Peter Javorčík na zasadnutí GAC.

    29.8.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia

    State Secretary Peter Javorčík at EU General Affairs Council

    Peter Javorčík, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, participated in an informal meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Milan on 28-29 August 2014. The key topic of deliberations was the issue of EU strategic priorities for the upcoming five years which were adopted by the EU leaders at the June summit.