30.3.2015 | Aktivity ministra | Maďarsko
“The relations between Slovakia and Hungary are balanced, based on pragmatic cooperation and a positive agenda,” stated Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, after talks in Budapest today (30 March). Within his official visit to Hungary he was received by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and held key talks with his departmental counterpart Péter Szijjártó. “This is our third get-together this month and I am pleased to be able to say that the frequency of our contact is directly proportionate to the quality of our relations,” commented Minister Lajčák while noting that bilateral relations in the recent period have been the best.
27.3.2015 | Aktivity ministra | Kolumbia
Bogota (27 March 2015) – “We consider Columbia as a close ally and partner of Slovakia and the entire European Union and we are interested in expanding mutual cooperation,” stated Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in Bogota during his official visit to Columbia. “It is only natural that dynamic and ambitious countries such as ours, seek to do more together both in the political and economic areas,” emphasized Minister Lajčák after talks with his Columbian departmental counterpart, María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar, in which they agreed that the existing potential for bilateral relations is still not fully used.
26.3.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Salvádor
Peter Burian, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received today (26 March 2015) Carmen María Gallardo de Hernández, Ambassador Designate of the Republic of El Salvador to the Slovak Republic, resident in Vienna, on the occasion of presentation of copies of her credentials.
26.3.2015 | Aktivity ministra | Brazília
Brazil (26 March) – Slovakia and Brazil will intensify their political dialogue as well as cooperation on economic projects. This was agreed on by the foreign ministers of both countries during their talks in the capital city Brasília. “Our relations have significant untapped potential and there is willingness to use that potential by both parties,” stated Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, after the talks with his departmental counterpart Mauro Vieira, the country’s Vice-President Michel Temer, and with parliamentarians. This was the first visit in 17 years by a Slovak foreign minister to the largest country in South America.
25.3.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Rakúsko
Peter Javorčík, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, held working consultations with Michael Linhart, Secretary General of the Austrian Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs, and Stefan Pehringer, European Affairs and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Federal Chancellor, today (25 March).
24.3.2015 | Aktivity ministra | Španielsko | Nemecko
Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, today (24 March) sent telegrams of condolences to Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany and to José Manuel García-Margallo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Spain, regarding the victims of the crash of an Airbus 320 plane in the French Alps, with 148 people on board.
24.3.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko v OECD
Jon Lomøy, Director of the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate (DCD), visited Slovakia today (24 March) upon an invitation from Peter Burian, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, and participated in the regular meeting of the Coordination Committee for Slovak Official Development Assistance.
23.3.2015 | Aktivity ministra
Bratislava (23 March) – The situation in Ukraine, the Western Balkans, the Eastern Partnership countries and energy security were the topics of today’s discussions by foreign ministers of the Visegrad Four (V4) countries and Germany in Bratislava. Germany is one of the major strategic partners of the V4 countries and holds consultations with the V4 on a regular basis.