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  • 04.04.2020
    | Oznamy a upozornenia pred cestovaním | Koronavírus 2019-nCoV
    According to new decree of the Public Health Authority issued the 4th April 2020, are all persons traveling to Slovakia, which means both Slovak and foreign nationals, obliged to be isolated in state quarantine centres. This measure is effective as of 07,00 the 6th of April, 2020...
  • 17.03.2020
    | Oznamy a upozornenia pred cestovaním | Koronavírus 2019-nCoV
    Based on the decision of Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, the diplomatic missions of the Slovak Republic abroad are registering information about citizens who are currently staying abroad and are interested in returning to Slovakia. Since the telephone lines are permanently occupied, we recommend registering electronically. (When registering it is necessary to state one’s identification and contact details, and the reason why one is staying abroad.)
  • 16.03.2020
    | Oznamy a upozornenia pred cestovaním | Koronavírus 2019-nCoV
    The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic recommends that the citizens of the Slovak Republic not travel to any country of the world.
  • 12.03.2020
    | Oznamy a upozornenia pred cestovaním | Koronavírus 2019-nCoV
    Due to the public health emergency and the need to adopt measures pursuant to the law on the civil protection of the population, on 11 March 2020 the Slovak Republic declared a state of emergency in the territory of the Slovak Republic.
  • 27.02.2020
    | Oznamy a upozornenia pred cestovaním | Koronavírus 2019-nCoV
    Bratislava, 27 February 2020 – Based on the conclusions from the meeting of the Security Council of the Slovak Republic today, the Slovak Republic has adopted several measures. At the same time an emergency task force meeting was held at the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic, which will daily evaluate the current situation with regard to the COVID-19 (the coronavirus) disease.
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    11.02.2020
    On January 16-19, 2020, the 5th JAZZ PLAZA Festival took place in Havana.
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    04.07.2019
    | Aktivity ministerstva | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
    “The dynamics of foreign policy events pushes us to continue maintaining a high degree of professionalism in our foreign service,” stated Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in his concluding remarks delivered at the meeting of the heads of diplomatic missions. As he clarified, demands on multilateral political, consular and economic dimensions of foreign policy are high, and therefore it is important to continue to deliver consistently. “I wish to thank you for always having the interests of the Slovak Republic and its citizens in mind while carrying out your tasks,” emphasized the head of the Slovak diplomatic service, addressing the Slovak ambassadors as he was formally closing the four-day meeting.
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    03.07.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity veľvyslancov | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
    Being received by the President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Čaputova was the most important item of the agenda of the meeting of the heads of diplomatic missions, which continued today (July 3, 2019) in Bratislava. “I took office with the idea that I wish to be an active president in the area of foreign policy among others. I will clearly and straightforwardly communicate our values and our interests and defend them, as I wish for Slovakia to be perceived as a confident country with its values firmly anchored. I will not be silent should our values be besmirched, or should there be confusing signals coming out of Slovakia or acts against our interests as a member of the EU and NATO. This is mainly what we discussed with the minister of foreign affairs Miroslav Lajčák and our ambassadors. I very much appreciate the work they do for Slovakia. I promise I will do everything I can so that they can be proud of Slovakia and have good conditions for their demanding work. I want our diplomatic service to continue to be respected and of quality,” proclaimed the Slovak president Zuzana Čaputová.
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    03.07.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Prezentácia Slovenska v zahraničí | Verejná diplomacia
    “I appreciate that in part owing to the national brand we are seen today much more positively abroad,” stated the Minister of Foreign and Euroepan Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, referring to the results of the prestigious ranking “FutureBrand Country Index 2019” in which Slovakia has moved up 24 places since 2014.
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    02.07.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Ekonomické správy
    Economic diplomacy, development aid and cooperation with the business sector at home and abroad were the three dominant themes of the second day of the standard meeting of the heads of diplomatic missions, which continued today (2 July 2019) at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in Bratislava. “Economic diplomacy, development aid and generally coordinating activities with the business sector are one of the main tasks of the heads of diplomatic missions,” the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, said as he welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister for Investments and Informatization Richard Raši and the Minister of Economy Peter Žiga.
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    01.07.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity veľvyslancov
    Delivering introductory remarks, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, opened today (1 July 2019) the standard meeting of the heads of diplomatic missions of the Slovak Republic abroad. The ministry organizes this forum every year as a platform for discussion on principal issues of Slovak foreign policy and as an opportunity to analyse in detail the results achieved. “The foreign policy milieu has changed and so has the situation at home. Foreign policy today is, more than ever before, subject to internal political debates,” emphasized Miroslav Lajčák when speaking to the present heads of diplomatic missions. According to Slovakia’s chief diplomat, it is therefore necessary for our diplomatic missions to continue to execute their agendas professionally, in all required areas. “Be it in relation to the political or economic agendas, development aid, but in particular to the consular agenda, our work means service to all our citizens,” underscored Miroslav Lajčák.
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    15.04.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Prejavy a vystúpenia ministra
    Today (15 April 2019), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, spoke at the 19th Review Conference on Slovak Foreign and European Policy, organized by the Research Centre of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA) in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. In his remarks, the minister evaluated developments on the global and European scene, important trends of Slovak foreign policy and internal developments.
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    05.03.2019
    Call for applications within the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is open for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2019/2020.
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    21.08.2018
    | Aktivity ministra
    Today (21 August 2018) Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, at the ministry addressed the ambassadors of the Slovak Republic abroad. They gathered in Bratislava to take part in a regular meeting of heads of representation missions of the Slovak Republic.
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    20.10.2017
    | Poverovacie listiny | Humanitárna pomoc |
    On October 18, 2017, Slovak Ambassador Ladislav Straka handed over credential letters to the President of Haiti H.E Jovenel Moise.
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    20.06.2017
    | Aktivity ministra |
    Relations between Slovakia and Cuba, and the European Union alike, have been experiencing a favourable period. This was said by the head of Slovak diplomacy, Miroslav Lajčák, during today’s first ever visit to Slovakia by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla. “Our bilateral relations are very dynamic and the prerequisites for that have been presented by the new policy of the Cuban government and the policy of reforms that included also releasing all political prisoners and an overall change of the atmosphere in Cuba,” explained Lajčák after the meeting with his departmental counterpart. Európska únia podľa neho na túto situáciu zareagovala zrušením spoločnej európskej reštriktívnej politiky voči Havane, ktorá bola v platnosti od roku 1996. Aktuálne vzťahy nastavuje na základe novej Dohody o politickom dialógu a spolupráci, pri ktorej zohralo Slovensko významnú úlohu, keďže bola podpísaná počas slovenského predsedníctva v Rade EÚ.
  • 25.04.2017
    | Poverovacie listiny
    Slovak Ambassador Ladislav Straka handed over credentials into the hands of the Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines H. E. Frederick Ballantyne on Apríl 25, 2017. In an interview he praised the quality of relations, particularly in the mutual support of candidacies and possible development of the co-operation in the area of tourism.
  • 27.03.2017
    | Aktivity ministra |
    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák received today (27 March) new Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Slovakia Yamily Pity Montes, who assumed the function in mid-January. As the Minister stated during their talks, Slovak-Cuban bilateral relations are currently enjoying a dynamic period, attested to by not only a high intensity of mutual visits including the visit of the Slovak ministers of finance and healthcare last month, but also a wide range of joint economic and financial projects including the planned cooperation in energy within the project destined to reconstruct the power plant in Felton worth a total of €50 million. “Our role as diplomats is to open the door so that business entities and economic interests can enter,” said the Minister. He also emphasized that the Slovak Republic has nowadays a very good and dynamic cooperation basis with Cuba, which we, however, plan to extend also to education and culture.
  • 10.03.2017
    Slovak Ambassador Ladislav Straka handed over credentials into the hands of the Governor General of Caribbean State Antigua and Barbuda H. E. Rodney Williams on March 6, 2017.
  • 07.02.2017
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov |
    State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Lukáš Parízek received designated Ambassador of the Republic of Panama to the Slovak Republic (seated in Vienna) Paulina Maria Franceschi Navarro today (7 February) on the occasion of presenting copies of her credentials.