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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.
  • 29.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE
    With his visit to Ukraine (28-29 November 2019), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic ended his series of visits this year in his capacity of the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The main item on the agenda of the Slovak minister in Ukraine was to see the restored bridge in the Luhanska Station, where he went together with the deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Jehor Bozhok. Miroslav Lajčák expressed Slovakia’s full support for Ukrainian independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity within the internationally recognized borders. “Ukraine is our biggest neighbour, and we sincerely wish there to be peace in your country, which is a prerequisite for stability in Europe,” emphasized the chief Slovak diplomat and the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office. He also acknowledged the effort of President Volodymyr Zelensky in his aim to achieve peace in the occupied territories. Miroslav Lajčák expressed his hope that the upcoming Normandy Four Summit in Paris would give a strong impetus to the implementation of the Minsk agreements in their full scope, as well as to diplomatic negotiations for the peaceful resolution of the conflict.
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    31.10.2019
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    State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Lukáš Parízek received today (31 October 2019) Yurii Mushka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Slovak Republic.
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    14.09.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE |
    Today (14 September 2019), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) continued his visit to Ukraine, where he met with the head of the Security Service of Ukraine, Ivan Bakanov.
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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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    02.07.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE | |
    On July 2, 2019, Lukáš Parízek, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and Special Representative for Slovakia’s OSCE chairmanship, took part in the international “Third Annual Ukraine Reform Conference”, held in Toronto. At present, investments and stabilisation of the situation are priorities for the development of the Ukrainian economy and reducing the high unemployment rate. Obtaining FDA is subject to the improvement of the business and investment environment, and particularly the strengthening of the rule of law, enforceability of law and the fight against corruption. In the area of reforms, Ukraine has made the greatest progress with implementing decentralization, banking sector recovery, initiating reforms in health care and education, and establishment of new anti-corruption bodies.
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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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    13.06.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE |
    Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), visited Ukraine today (13 June 2019). Following his visit to Kiev in January and to the contact line in Donbas, this is his second visit to this country as both Minister and the OSCE Chairman this year, during the Slovak chairmanship of this important international organization.
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    06.05.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a V4
    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák today (6 May 2019) welcomed the delegation of foreign affairs ministers from the V4 and the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine) under the aegis of Slovakia’s Presidency of the Visegrad Four (V4).
  • 22.04.2019
    | Vyhlásenia a stanoviská ministerstva |
    The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (MZVEZSR) welcomes the course of the second round of presidential elections in Ukraine which it regards as the expression of the legitimate will of the citizens of the country.
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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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    08.04.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Lukáš Parízek received today (8 April 2019) the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Slovak Republic Yuriy Mushka and Chargé d´Affaires a.i. of Canada to the Slovak Republic John von Kaufmann.
  • 17.03.2019
    | Aktivity ministerstva | Vyhlásenia a stanoviská ministerstva |
    On occasion of the 5th anniversary of the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic declares that the Slovak Republic continues to support the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders. We condemn the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol. We perceive the annexation to be a violation of international law and a threat to the security and stability of Europe. One result of this was the increased tension in the Kerch Strait and the Azov Sea in November 2018. Bilaterally and at the relevant international forums, the Slovak Republic will continue in its efforts geared towards the search for a peaceful resolution of the situation in Ukraine.