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Before the meeting with Foreign Minister of Croatia and Georgia and head of Swedish diplomacy.

22 July

Lajčák: “We want to ratify Association Agreements with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia by the end of September"

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák led the delegation of the Slovak Republic at the fifth meeting of foreign affairs ministers of the European Union and the Eastern Partnership today (July 22, 2014). The meeting was aimed at reviewing the current state of the Eastern Partnership project and setting its further direction in key areas for the next 6–12 months.

With Ukrainian counterpart Klimkin.

22 July

Minister Lajčák holds talks in Brussels with Ukrainian counterpart Klimkin

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák met with his Ukrainian counterpart Pavel Klimkin in Brussels today (July 22, 2014). The ministers focused on developments in south-eastern Ukraine. Klimkin told the head of Slovak diplomacy about the steps being adopted by Ukraine to deescalate the tension.

With Catherine Ashton before FAC meeting.

22 July

Minister Lajčák at the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels

Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the regular session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Brussels on Tuesday (July 22, 2014). The ministers focused on the developments in Ukraine in relation to the recent downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight 17.

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.

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    Správa obsahuje audio

    23.7.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Belgicko

     

    State Secretary Burian at the EU-ASEAN ministerial meeting

    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Burian attended the 20th ministerial meeting of the EU and ASEAN member countries today (July 23, 2014). In their talks they broached the latest EU and ASEAN developments, reviewed existing results of mutual cooperation and the future direction of the extended partnership between both groupings.

  • Javorčík at the General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting in Brussels.

    23.7.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov

    Javorčík at the General Affairs Council (GAC) meeting in Brussels

    For the first time during the Slovak V4 Presidency, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík led a traditional V4 coordination meeting before the General Affairs Council (GAC) in Brussels today (July 23, 2014).

  • Štátny tajomník Peter Javorčik a jordánsky veľvyslanec./ State Secretary Javorčík received designated Ambassador of Jordan.

    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.