Activities

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    20.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra
    The current state of bilateral cooperation and the upcoming Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to be held during the first week of December in Bratislava -- these were among the topics discussed by the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, with the new ambassador of the Hellenic Republic to Slovakia, Georgios Dimitriadis, when the ambassador was received by Slovakia’s chief diplomat today (20 November 2019).
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    19.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra
    The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, received today (November 19, 2019) the former chairwoman of the National Council of the Slovak National Minority in Serbia Anna Tomanova Makanova. He acknowledged her long-term activities and support of the development of the Slovak community in the Republic of Serbia which she continues to carry out even now after completion of her term of office. “I am very happy that you are still actively engaged in the Slovak compatriot community and that you keep helping with the enhancement of relations between the Slovak community in Serbia and the Slovak Republic,” concluded Miroslav Lajčák. The key themes of the meeting were the issues concerning the current status quo of the Slovak national minority in Serbia and its prospects, including that of their institutions. The partners also touched upon the plans of Ana Tomanova Makanova for future engagement in the area of compatriot issues.
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    19.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra
    Today (November 19, 2019), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received Luís Antonio Baldíno Carneira, at the event of the completion of his mission to Slovakia.
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    19.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | SR v medzinárodných organizáciách | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE
    Negotiating documents which in as soon as two weeks will be subject to the endorsement of the participants of the Ministerial Council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe – this was the main reason why the permanent representatives of the OSCE participating states visited Bratislava today, November 19, 2019, together with the representatives of their foreign affairs ministries and the OSCE Secretary-General, Thomas Greminger. The Ministerial Council will meet on December 5-6, 2019 and will be the high point of the chairmanship of Slovakia this year of this biggest regional security organisation with 57 participating states. The event today was opened by Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in his capacity of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.
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    18.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Today (November 18, 2019) in Brussels, Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic met with Josep Borrel, Vice-President Designate of the European Commission and the future High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy and Security Policy. The meeting was a follow up of the discussion that the two officials had at the beginning of October this year. The talks focussed on the current challenges of the EU foreign policy. With regards to the South-Eastern region of Europe, Miroslav Lajčák said that it was in the interest of the EU that the enlargement process continues in a trustworthy manner, and that there is no alternative to the full-fledged membership of those countries in the region that fulfil the necessary criteria.
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    18.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE
    “Cooperation in the area of energy is one of the key actions carried out by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe since its establishment and has remained so up until today. This year the Slovak chairmanship in this organisation has been making an effort to utilise this expertise. As the chairing country, we have set the theme of a safer future as one of our key priorities,” said Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and Chairperson-in-Office of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in his opening remarks at the 13th annual Central European Energy Conference, CEEC). The conference started today, November 18, 2019, in Bratislava. The event is organised by the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA). The chief Slovak diplomat assumed the auspices over the first panel which focused on the Slovak chairmanship in the OSCE. Minister Miroslav Lajčák opened the conference together with Alexander Duleba, Head of SFPA, Peter Žiga, Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic, and Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission.
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    12.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
    The current topics of Slovakia´s Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and preparations for the December session of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava were the main topics dealt with during a meeting between the First Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Titov, and Miroslav Lajčák, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office. The meeting was held in Bratislava today (12 November 2019). “I emphasized the constant attention that we pay to the situation in the south-east of Ukraine within our OSCE Chairmanship,” stated Minister Lajčák.
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    11.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra
    Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Brussels today (11 November 2019). On the program there was the agenda that was postponed to the current session from the October Council session in Luxembourg.
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    09.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra
    “The fall of the Berlin Wall is a symbol of freedom, democracy and unification in Germany and all of Europe. At present mutual dialogue and understanding are more and more important not only among states but also in every society. This anniversary is therefore not only a monument to our past but also represents a strong message for our future,” stated the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák during the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall today (9 November 2019).
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    08.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra
    The continuation of the integration and reform processes in the Western-Balkan region in the context of EU development – this was the main theme of the next round of the Strategic Dialogue of the World Economic Forum on the Western Balkans, which was attended by Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, on 7-8 November 2019, in Geneva.