Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák sent a telegram of condolence today (21 January) to Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó in relation to the tragic accident of the Hungarian bus in Italy.
Minister Lajčák at the World Economic Forum in Davos: “Security, migration and employment are more crucial than Brexit to EU citizens”
Approximately three thousand leaders, prime ministers, foreign affairs ministers, high-ranking and influential persons from all over the world are meeting at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in recent days. The Slovak Republic is represented at this highly prestigious event, upon invitation from the organizers, by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, who is the first SR government official to attend this forum after 15 years.
The new premises of the Council of the EU in Brussels were the venue for the first 2017 meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council that ended on Monday afternoon, 16 January. The Slovak Republic was represented by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák.The ministerial deliberations, led by the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, were opened with a discussion of timely developments in Syria, in the context of the prepared intra-Syrian dialogue in Astana and then in Geneva under the auspices of the United Nations.
State Secretary Parízek represents SR at international ministerial conference on Middle East peace process in Paris
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Lukáš Parízek, attended the international ministerial conference on the Middle East peace process on behalf of SR in Paris today (15 January). The goal of the conference, organized under the auspices of French President François Holland, was to reiterate international support for a fair, lasting and comprehensive solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Bratislava (2 January) – The Presidency of the Slovak Republic of the Council of the EU was successful in all regards and presented a contribution to both the EU and to Slovakia. The Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, Robert Fico, Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Slovak Government Proxy for the Presidency, Ivan Korčok, agreed on this conclusion at the evaluation press conference at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of SR in Bratislava on Monday. “I consider the Presidency of the Council of the EU a clear success”, stated Prime Minister Fico. He reported on the favorable evaluation of the Presidency’s performance and outcomes by top officials of European institutions, member countries and European media. He identified the launch of the Bratislava process – that has started the EU’s self-reflection following Britain’s decision to leave the community – as the most important outcome of the SK PRES.