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During his visit to the northern metropolis on 12-14 March 2024, Ambassador Ľubomír Rehák laid flowers in the museum of the Pulkovo Observatory under the portrait of the famous astronomer Milan Rastislav Štefánik, who visited this observatory in December 1906 on his way to an expedition in Turkestan. The portrait of the multitalented Slovak and co-founder of Czechoslovakia was dedicated to the observatory by the former President of Slovakia, Rudolf Schuster.

Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Juraj Blanár, together with State Secretary Rastislav Chovanec and Slovak Ambassador to India Róbert Maxián, was received by Giridhar Aramane, State Secretary of the Defense Ministry of India in New Delhi today (22 February 2024). Then the representatives of the Slovak Republic also held talks with Minister of External Affairs of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.

Bratislava, 25 January 2024 - Katarína Tomková will be the new Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the Federative Republic of Brazil. During her farewell meeting at the Ministry, the Foreign Minister Juraj Blanár wished her not only a safe trip, but, above all, the fulfilment of the determination and focus she has already put forth as part of her preparation for this South American mission.

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Robert Kaliňák and the Minister of the Interior Matúš Šutaj Eštok visited the members of the Armed and Police Forces of the Slovak Republic that serve in Cyprus as part of the UN peacekeeping mission (UNFICYP) performing tasks in maintaining and keeping peace on the island. There are currently 240 Slovak female and male officers serving in Cyprus, not only in military but also in police uniforms.

For the first time in the history of its membership of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Slovakia held the chairmanship of the most important of its standing committees for two years. The Slovak Republic, represented by Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the OECD František Ružička, took over the chairmanship of the OECD Executive Committee in January 2022. After a particularly successful mandate, the OECD Council extended it to 2023.

On September 15, a solemn Eucharistic service in the Moscow Catholic Cathedral was dedicated to the Feast of the Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows, who is also the Patron-Saint of Slovakia.

During the summer, the Slovak ambassador to Russia Ľubomír Rehák visited several places connected with the history of Czechoslovak legionnaires in Russia at the end of the First World War. The legions that were evacuated from the eastern front of the First World War to the newly formed Czechoslovakia along the Trans-Siberian railway were drawn into the Russian civil war on side of the legal government, which did not agree with the Bolsheviks coup. Their military successes and effective protection of the territory along the Trans-Siberian highway against Bolshevik attacks caused a negative perception of the legions, the so-called "White Czechs" by the public and extensive misinformation about them in Soviet and subsequently Russian historiography. Commemorating the fallen fighters for peace and freedom is an important historical memento even in today's times, when war is again taking place in Europe.

Slovakia dispatched a government plane with humanitarian aid weighing almost 6 tons on 1 March 2023. This will help people in Syria to alleviate the consequences of the disastrous earthquake that hit the country at the beginning of February.