The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Prague
The representation offices of the Slovak Republic and of the Czech Republic will coordinate their activities in making arrangements for celebrations of several forthcoming anniversaries in 2018, including 100 years since the foundation of the Czechoslovak Republic, 50 years since Prague Spring and, last but not least, 25 years of the independent existence of the two states. This coordination has resulted from bilateral discussion that was included in common deliberations of the governments of the Slovak Republic and of the Czech Republic and was held by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák with his departmental counterpart, Lubomír Zaorálek, in Lednice today (4 September).
State Secretary Ivan Korčok received at the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry today (29 June) Secretary-General of the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration, and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria Michael Linhart and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Issues Jakub Dürr. The meeting followed up on the talks of the Slavkov format (S3) prime ministers held in Brno last week.
Political radicalism on the rise in Europe as well as beyond is a real threat to the system of values that we now know. Defining specific actions to fight radicalism is an indispensable prerequisite for activities targeted especially on the young generation. This was said today (14 June) at a top-level event on the issue of political radicalism in Europe that was held in Prague. Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, alongside the Czech Foreign Minister, Lubomir Zaorálek, and the Austrian Ambassador Alexander Grubmayr, spoke in a panel discussion within the framework of the 3rd edition of the international conference, the Prague European Summit.
Security cannot be considered to be something once given and constant, we must continue in its strengthening and improving, including the investments in our capability to defend ourselves. The context of dramatic security threats – including those we have witnessed recently in Manchester and London – reminds us of this over and over again. This was said today (9 June) in the address given by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák at the DESCOP (Defence and Security Conference Prague) 2017 conference, which he attended at the invitation of Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák met with Lívia Klausová, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Slovakia, at the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry today (16 March), and spoke about bilateral cooperation also in light of the upcoming candidacies to international organizations. The Minister appreciated the above standard bilateral relations the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic enjoy, visible in a range of joint activities, such as joint government sessions, joint planning of events to commemorate the historic events in 2018, cooperation in economic and social area in the tripartite platform, but also in defense, where an agreement on mutual protection of air space has been signed recently.