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With the State Secretary Peter Javorčík.

21 October

Lajčák at the GAC meeting focused on climate and energy framework

The climate and energy package for 2030 – with the objective to establish a political framework to prepare concrete legislation in this area for the years to come – was the core item on the agenda of the General Affairs Council of the EU in Luxembourg today (October 21, 2014), with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák and State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Peter Javorčík in attendance.

With the Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the EU Ivan Korčok and Foreign Minister of Lithuania Linas Linkievičus.

20 October

Lajčák: “It’s necessary to formulate our expectations from the future Ukrainian Government to be formed after the parliamentary elections”

Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, led the Slovak delegation at the regular session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Luxembourg today (October 20, 2014).

Lajčák presented Füle with Golden Plaque.

20 October

Lajčák presented Füle with Golden Plaque

The Golden Plaque of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic was presented in Luxembourg today (October 20, 2014) by the head of Slovak diplomacy Miroslav Lajčák to the leaving EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Štefan Füle for his personal contribution and engagement in achieving progress vis-à-vis the Western Balkans.

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20 October

Lajčák at the ECFR meeting in Luxembourg on Ukraine, energy and relations with Russia

Heading the Slovak delegation at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) meeting in Luxembourg, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák started his program through his participation at the round table of the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU today (October 20, 2014). The round table focused on developments in Ukraine, with a special emphasis on energy. EU foreign affairs ministers and ambassadors of selected EU member countries discussed ways to help Ukraine decrease its dependence on Russian energy supplies, especially through the reform of the Ukrainian energy sector. In this regard, Lajčák recalled the Slovak contribution to diversification of energy supplies to Ukraine.

With the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Philippines Alberto del Rosario.

17 October

Lajčák at ASEM Summit in Milan: “We see plenty of unused potential in our mutual relations with the Philippines”

A meeting with the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Philippines Alberto del Rosario kicked off the agenda of the second day of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Milan today (October 17, 2014). The agenda was aimed at restoring the bilateral political dialogue, which has stagnated recently.

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16 October

Lajčák at ASEM Summit in Milan: “The need for diversification of energy resources has never been so acute as today”

We are witnessing a global energy revolution characterized by the hunt for new resources, escalating energy prices, investments slowing down; but mainly by the emerging challenges related to the misuse of energy supplies for applying political pressure. Therefore, we must see energy security as a key priority requiring our lasting interest. This was said today (October 16, 2014) by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák in his address at the plenary session during the 10th ASEM Summit in Milan, where he heads the delegation of the Slovak Republic.

M. Lajčák gave an address at the Development and Democracy conference.

16 October

Lajčák presented surgeon Juraj Benca with SlovakAid prize

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic gave an address at the Development and Democracy conference organized by the Ministry in cooperation with Pontis Foundation in the Austria Trend Hotel in Bratislava today (October 15, 2014).

  • tate Secretary Peter Burian received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Palestine to Slovakia Abdalrahman S. O. Bsaiso.

    21.10.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Palestína

    Burian: “Finding a lasting and sustainable solution in the Gaza Strip is called for”

    Today (October 21, 2014), State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry of the Slovak Republic Peter Burian received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Palestine to Slovakia Abdalrahman S. O. Bsaiso.

  • P. Javorčík during talks with Andrejs Pildegovičs Photo: Latvian Foreign Affairs Ministry

    17.10.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Litva | Lotyšsko

    State Secretary Javorčík on working visit to Latvia and Lithuania

    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík held talks with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister for European Union Affairs Alise Balode and State Secretary of the Latvian Foreign Affairs Ministry Andrejs Pildegovičs during his working visit to the Republic of Latvia (October 15-16, 2014).

  • State Secretary Burian on NATO’s future at the expert conference in Bratislava.

    15.10.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a NATO

    State Secretary Burian on NATO’s future at the expert conference in Bratislava

    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Burian gave an address at the NATO 2020: Alliance Renewed conference in Bratislava today (October 14, 2014). At the conference, prominent experts in foreign and security policy met to discuss current issues and challenges vis-à-vis the future of the North Atlantic Alliance.