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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...
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    03.04.2020
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov |
    On the 3rd of April 2020 State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Martin Klus, received the US Ambassador to Slovakia, Bridget A. Brink.
  • 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.
  • 06.02.2020
    | SR v medzinárodných organizáciách
    Following the invitation of the US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, an inauguration event of the International Religious Freedom Alliance took place in Washington on February 5, 2020. Slovakia was represented by the country’s Ambassador to the United States, Ivan Korčok.
  • 09.01.2020
    Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic welcomes the adoption on January 8, 2020, by the U.S. Senate of a resolution (S.Res. 343) commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in the former Czechoslovakia, as well as anniversaries of the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and independent Slovak Republic in 1993.
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    24.10.2019
    | Aktivity veľvyslancov | Kultúrna diplomacia | Kultúrna prezentácia |
    During his working visit in Washington, D.C., on October 22nd, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák officially opened an exhibit dedicated to the Velvet Revolution.
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    22.10.2019
    | Aktivity ministra |
    During his working visit to the USA, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák yesterday (21 October 2019) held talks with several representatives of the US and international government and non-government sectors. The core issues included the current OSCE Chairmanship as well as the developments in the Western Balkans, Brexit, trans-Atlantic cooperation, and the situation in the Middle and Near East. The chief Slovak diplomat considers the current situation in Syria to be very dangerous with the potential to destabilize the region. He also expressed his disappointment over the failure to convince some EU partners to open accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania. The weariness from the enlargement, visible in some European countries, could feel demotivating for the region. Therefore, he considers it to be important that this attitude not discourage these states from pursuing their further EU integration progress.
  • 08.10.2019
    | Aktivity veľvyslancov | Kultúrna diplomacia | Kultúrna prezentácia |
    On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange in the Slovak Republic, a reception took place at the residence of the Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the United States on October 1, 2019.
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    23.09.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a V4 |
    On Monday (23 September 2019) State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry František Ružička attended a conference of the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) think-tank, entitled Transatlantic Anniversaries: Legacies and Unfinished Business.
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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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    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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    17.06.2019
    | Kultúrna diplomacia | Kultúrna prezentácia | Prezentácia Slovenska v zahraničí |
    On June 13, as a part of V4 Film Festival, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic screened the film “Dubček” by Laco Halama.
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    16.05.2019
    | Prezentácia Slovenska v zahraničí | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    On May 11 – in the week the so-called Europe Day – The Embassy of Slovakia in Washington D.C. hosted the EU Open House, an annual public event of European embassies coordinated by the Delegation of the EU in Washington D.C.
  • 03.05.2019
    | Aktivity ministra |
    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák talked with Philip Reeker, US Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, in Washington today (3 May 2019). The partners talked about the further development of bilateral relations and emphasized the importance of the visit of the Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini to the White House, which follows up on the recent negotiations of both heads of diplomacy first in Washington and then in Bratislava. This creates a new impetus for deepening the cooperation in many areas.