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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.
During his working visit to Washington, D.C., Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, today (4 April 2019) attended a session of the NATO Foreign Affairs Ministers on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty. In his address, the head of Slovak diplomacy emphasized the general irreplaceability of the Alliance in the system of transatlantic security, as well as its special meaning for the defense of the Slovak Republic. The ceremonial atmosphere of the event was also underlined by the 15th (in case of Slovakia) or 20th anniversary of NATO membership for several countries.
Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, yesterday (3 April 2019) on the second day of his working visit to the USA, gave an address in Washington as one of the keynote speakers at the conference entitled " NATO at 70: Commemorating the Past. Preparing for the Future”, organized by the renowned think-tank, the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), held on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Atlantic Alliance. The Minister stated that NATO was formed as a result of the developments in Europe after World War II. In this regard he quoted the former American President Harry Truman, who said that if the Alliance had already existed before 1914, two world wars that the world experienced in the 20th century could have been avoided. The head of Slovak diplomacy recalled that today three NATO member states are permanent members of the Security Council of the Organization of the United Nations (UN) and most of the countries in the Alliance are also in the European Union.
By laying wreaths at the tomb of Štefan Osuský in Washington yesterday (2 April 2019), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, launched his working visit to the United States of America, thus paying respect to the 130th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Slovak diplomat (born 31 March 1889). The event was also attended by representatives of the Slovak American Society of Washington DC and Friends of Slovakia. The memorial had been renovated by the Slovak Embassy in the USA in cooperation with the U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad, the Slovak American Society of Washington DC, and the French Embassy in the USA on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the death of Osuský in 1998.
Call for applications within the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is open for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2019/2020.