State Secretary František Ružička meets with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation and the Ambassador of Hungary
Today (November 13, 2018), František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs received Alexej Fedotov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Slovakia. During the meeting, both parties highlighted the development of bilateral cooperation with emphasis on the areas of education and culture.
Today (November 13, 2018), František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs received Renata Alt, Member of the Bundestag for the FDP party who also chairs the Parliamentary Friendship Group for relations with Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
In Brussels State Secretary Ružička Discusses the Agenda of the December Summit, Brexit and EU Finances
On Monday (12 November 2018), František Ružička, State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, attended a meeting of the General Affairs Council and the General Affairs Council (Article 50) in Brussels. Ministers and state secretaries for European affairs of the EU member states opened the meeting with a discussion about Brexit...
Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic took part in the meeting of the Global Future Councils organized by the World Economic Forum for the 10th year now in Dubai from the 10th to 12th of November 2018. In the Council, Minister Lajčák is a co-chair of the Group for the Future of Europe. During the upcoming year, the group has one of its tasks to think about the specific European challenges and, based on that, prepare recommendations for the European Union and its next election period.
State Secretary Ružička Meets with Partners to Discuss how Slovakia is Preparing for the Coming Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU
Today (November 9, 2018), František Ružička, State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, led the regular meeting of the Inter-ministerial Brexit Coordination Group, attended by state secretaries. The objective of the meeting with partners from various sectors including industry, entrepreneurial and other associations was to provide information on the current state of negotiations, and to define further steps that will have to be taken next. State Secretary Ružička informed the partners that, despite the fact that much of the agreement on the withdrawal of the UK and Northern Ireland from the EU has been already concluded, further negotiations have stalled because of the Irish border issue.