Minister - Activities

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    21.03.2020
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
    Today (March 21, 2020), the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic was officially taken over by Richard Sulík, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic in the function of an alternate minister, together with the newly-appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Martin Klus.
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    13.03.2020
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a V4
    The position of the European Union as a global player, its relations with other core stakeholders in international relations, enlargement, migration and asylum policy and the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2020 were main topics on the agenda of the videoconference of the foreign affairs ministers of the Visegrad Four in an extended format with Germany that was held on 13 March 2020.
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    09.03.2020
    | Aktivity ministra
    “During the past period we have faced several challenges. We could not have managed them without significant assistance from people from international organizations, non-governmental organizations and other ministries,” said the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, who today (9 March 2020) awarded the Golden Plaque of the Minister to the GLOBSEC organization, analyst Alexander Duleba, representative of the non-governmental sector Pavol Demeš, sociologist Oľga Gyarfašová, migration expert Vladimír Šimoňák, and diplomat Marcel Peško. “All these people complement our work and deserve thanks for this,” emphasized the head of Slovak diplomacy during the official presentation of the Golden Plaque of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs held at the Ministry.
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    06.03.2020
    | Aktivity ministra
    “We have discussed Turkey already during the informal meeting of the Foreign Affairs Ministers of the European Union yesterday. Today we met due to the alarming situation in Idlib, Syria, and the dramatic state at the borders between the European Union and Turkey, where tensions are escalating due to the increase in the number of migrants trying to get into the territory of the European Union.” This was the statement of Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, who attended the extraordinary session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Zagreb today (6 March 2020). The heads of the EU diplomacies adopted the statement, in which, among other things, they expressed their solidarity and support for Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus and other EU countries, since these face the pressure on our common borders.
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    05.03.2020
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    he relations between the European Union and Russia, as well as Turkey, were the core topics of the informal EU foreign affairs ministerial meeting held today (5 March 2020) in Lužnica, Croatia, near Zagreb. “The regular informal meeting provides an opportunity to discuss topics of strategic importance in an informal atmosphere, which contributes to a more open and sincere discussion. We especially discussed the EU’s relations with Russia and Turkey,” stated Miroslav Lajčák.
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    03.03.2020
    | Aktivity ministra | Predsedníctvo Slovenska v OBSE
    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák received today (3 March 2020) Jillian Stirk, the Head of the Election Assessment Mission (EAM) of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), and its Deputy Tatiana Hilsher-Bogussevich on the occasion of the ending of their mission to Slovakia.
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    28.02.2020
    | Aktivity ministra
    The current developments in the European Union, Slovakia’s view of Brexit and the EU budget, as well as the developments in the Middle East, these were, among others, the topics of the working lunch of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák with the Ambassadors of the EU member states assigned to the Slovak Republic held today (28 February 2020) in Bratislava. The meeting held once every six months was organized by the Embassy of Croatia as the EU Presidency country.
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    28.02.2020
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    “I’m highly honored and also very much grateful for such a prestigious award,” stated Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, after he was presented with the Star of Romania Order by the Ambassador of Romania to Slovakia, Steluta Arhire, in Bratislava today (28 February 2020).
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    27.02.2020
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    The support for EU integration, the preparation of the Summit of the European Union (EU) and the Western Balkans countries in May, as well as bilateral negotiations with counterparts from North Macedonia and Kosovo, as well as the EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement were on the program of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, during the extended ministerial meeting of representatives of the Visegrad Four and the Western Balkans that was held in Prague today (27 February 2020) during the Czech Presidency of the Visegrad Four.
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    26.02.2020
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    Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received today (26 February 2020) Revaz Gačečiladze, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia, on occasion of the conclusion of his diplomatic mission to the Slovak Republic. “Ambassador Gačečiladze deserves thanks for his activities geared towards the development and the deepening of bilateral relations between Slovakia and Georgia. He has especially been engaged in culture and the development of economic cooperation. Slovakia pays full attention to Georgia, which is attested to by the fact that it includes the country among the priorities of the official development aid of the Slovak Republic and the cooperation of our countries,” stated the head of Slovak diplomacy.