Minister Miroslav Lajčák at the Munich Security Conference

Minister Miroslav Lajčák at the Munich Security Conference

15.2.2020 | Aktivity ministra | Medzinárodné fóra a konferencie

A marathon of talks during the entire day and speeches delivered at two accompanying forums – such was the second day of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, at the prestigious Munich Security Conference. The accompanying events focused on Ukraine and the Three Seas Initiative, which has 12 affiliated countries. Their goal is to connect, via infrastructure, the area from the Baltic Sea all the way to the Black Sea. 

Miroslav Lajčák also used the second day of the security conference for a series of bilateral talks. The meetings with the former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, the former Algerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lachdar Brahími, and with the ex-Prime Minister of Norway Gro Brundtland were about sharing opinions regarding the current developments in the Central European Region and the engagement of the Visegrad 4 countries in the fight against climate change.

The interest in the affairs of the Visegrad 4 also resonated in the meeting with Thomas Erndl, a member of the German Bundestag. Developments in the region of Central Asia dominated the meeting with Minister Lajčák’s Kirgiz partner Cingiz Ajdarbekov. On Saturday (February 15, 2020), the chief Slovak diplomat also met with the former High Representative of the EU for Common Foreign and Security Policy, the Ukrainian ex-president Petro Porošenko, and the former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga.