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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Prime Minister Igor Matovič after his First Videoconference with European Leaders: We are Ready to Do What is Necessary to Protect our Citizens
Today (March 26, 2020), Igor Matovič, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic used his first talk with the European leaders to send a strong signal, expressing that the new government of the Slovak Republic is involved in a maximum mobilisation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. During the meeting of the leaders, which took place in the form of a videoconference and replaced the regular March summit, the Prime Minister confirmed the clear pro-European direction of the new cabinet. He assured the European leaders that Slovakia will be a reliable partner that will support joint and effective European solutions, and this not only in response to the current crisis.
State Secretary of the Foreign Affairs Ministry Martin Klus Receives the Chinese Ambassador Sun Lijie
The main theme of the talks was the current situation regarding the new coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease. The State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Martin Klus, acknowledged Beijing’s approach to the issue of supplies of medical material and the gift of this material from the City of Cangzhou and the Sino-Czech-Slovak Friendship Farm. The parties agreed on the need for a coordinated approach to the crisis and on the appropriateness of creating a joint expert platform for the exchange of information and best practices in the fight against the spread of the new coronavirus. “We are pleased that in this difficult times China has shown good will to help the Slovak Republic,“ Martin Klus stated.
State Secretary Martin Klus with his Counterparts from the Czech Republic and Hungary on the Joint Effort Regarding the Repatriation of Citizens
On 25 March 2020, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Martin Klus, took part in a meeting with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Aleš Chmelař, and the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Ferenc Kumin, via a videoconference.