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V4 Foreign Affairs Ministers – Miroslav Lajčák, Lubomír Zaorálek, Péter Szijjartó and Grzegorz Schetyna with with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain Phillip Hammond

30 October

Lajčák: “More than ever it’s important to have good friends and allies by your side”

V4 Foreign Affairs Ministers – Miroslav Lajčák, Lubomír Zaorálek, Péter Szijjartó and Grzegorz Schetyna – met with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain Phillip Hammond to jointly discuss current international issues in Bratislava today (October 30, 2014).

Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, welcomed Philip Hammond, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

30 October

Lajčák: “I perceive this visit as confirmation of the quality of our mutual relations”

Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, welcomed Philip Hammond, British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, today (October 30, 2014). They discussed Slovakia-Great Britain bilateral relations, reform of the European Union from the perspective of Great Britain and the Visegrad Group, as well as other areas of common interest.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák at the Slovak Republic and Slovaks Living Abroad 2014 conference

30 October

Lajčák: “We appreciate relations with Slovaks living abroad.“

“We appreciate relations with Slovaks living abroad. We consider these relations – especially our responsibility for compatriot issues – to be natural and logical. We have stabilized a system and clear competencies, which give us a greater scope for concrete work and projects. This was said today (October 30, 2014) by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák at the Slovak Republic and Slovaks Living Abroad 2014 conference, organized by the Office for Slovaks Living Abroad (USZZ) in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.

Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization, Taleb Rifai during welcome.

29 October

Lajčák: “With submitting our candidacy for the UNTWO Executive Council, we would like to reinforce our position in tourism”

Deepening cooperation in tourism, the candidacy of Slovakia to become a member of the Executive Council of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 2015-2019, as well as branding and recommendations on how to improve the situation in tourism in Slovakia were up for the discussion on Wednesday (October 29, 2014) when Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčak met with UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai in Bratislava.

Minister Lajčák with Slovak Bishop Conference Chairman Mons. Zvolenský

28 October

Minister Lajčák held talks with Slovak Bishop Conference Chairman Mons. Zvolenský

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák met with Slovak Bishops´ Conference Chairman, Bratislava Archbishop metropolitan Mons. Stanislav Zvolenský at the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry on Tuesday (October 28, 2014). The discussion, initiated by the Slovak Bishops´ Conference, revolved around current relations between the Slovak Republic and the Catholic Church in Slovakia.

Ilustračné foto z pohrebu obetí v Káhire, 25. októbra 2014. The military funeral taking place for the soldiers killed in a suicide attack 24 October 2014 in Sinai, Cairo, Egypt, 25 October 2014. Credit Image: (c) Egyptian Presidency/APA Images/ZUMA Wir

28 October

Telegram of condolences to Egyptian partner with regard to the terrorist attacks in northern Sinai

Today (October 28, 2014), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák sent a telegram of condolences to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry with regards to the recent terrorist attacks against Egyptian security forces and the army in northern Sinai.

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28 October

Lajčák received designated Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Slovakia Fedotov

New designated Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Slovakia Alexey Leonidovich Fedotov presented copies of his credentials to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák today (October 28, 2014).

  • Humanitárna pomoc na boj proti ebole je na ceste/Humanitarian aid for fighting Ebola is on the way.

    29.10.2014 | Oficiálna rozvojová pomoc

    Humanitarian aid for fighting Ebola is on the way

    With regard to the global fight against the Ebola epidemic, the Slovak Republic sent material humanitarian aid to the African areas most stricken by this virus today (October 29, 2014).

  • Štátny tajomník Peter Burian a Helfried Carl, veľvyslanec Rakúska počas prijatia./State Secretary Peter Burian met with Helfried Carl, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Slovakia.

    28.10.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov

    Burian: “Above-standard relations with Austria must be supported and further developed”

    Today (October 28, 2014), State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry of the Slovak Republic Peter Burian met with Helfried Carl, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Slovakia, and spoke about the above-standard relations with Austria.

  • State Secretary Peter Javorčík

    28.10.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov

    State Secretary Javorčík commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I

    On behalf of President of the Slovak Republic Andrej Kiska in Belgium today (October 28, 2014), State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Peter Javorčík is attending the commemorative events marking the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI. With the royal couple of Belgium and representatives of 83 countries, the citizens of which participated in the WWI battles, in attendance, two commemorative ceremonies are being held in the Flemish cities of Nieuwpoort and Yper.