Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU
Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, together with his State Secretary, František Ružička, took part in the meeting of the European ministers at the General Affairs Council (GAC) on 18 June 2019. A discussion on the enlargement of the European Union and its stabilisation were the most crucial items on the agenda.
Minister zahraničných vecí a európskych záležitostí Slovenskej republiky Miroslav Lajčák sa dnes (17. júna 2019) zúčastnil na pravidelnom zasadnutí Rady EÚ pre zahraničné veci (FAC) v Luxemburgu. Rada sa začala diskusiou o efektívnosti zahraničnej politiky EÚ. Ministri diskutovali o možnostiach zlepšenia prípravy a prijímania spoločných rozhodnutí na úrovni únie ako aj nástrojov na ich dosiahnutie s cieľom zvýšiť jednotu a posilniť pozíciu EÚ v súčasnom globálnom svete
On Tuesday (21 May 2019), the ministers of the EU member states for European affairs met at the regular meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC). The Slovak delegation was led by František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.
Miroslav Lajčák, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the talks of the EU foreign affairs ministers and the heads of diplomacy from Eastern Partnership countries, as well as the regular session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Brussels today (13 May 2019). The ministerial meeting was devoted to the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Eastern Partnership policy. Its objective was to assess the results achieved in the ten years of this policy. The ministers also discussed the upcoming cooperation within the Eastern Partnership. “Slovakia and the entire EU is highly interested in the Eastern Partnership region being a zone of stability and prosperity and the countries participating in this policy being able to efficiently and adequately react to internal and external challenges,” Lajčák stated. He also added that this is not possible to achieve without a consistent and rigorous implementation of social and economic reforms. He also said that the Slovak Republic is ready to share its own expertise from the transformation period.
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.