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Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic welcomes the ratification of the Agreement on the political association and the economic integration between the European Union and Ukraine in the Ukrainian and the European parliament. The ratification is a cornerstone for Ukrainian rapprochement to the European Union.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák wrapped up his official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran today (September 16, 2014) with a meeting with former President of Iran Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who is currently chairing the Expediency Discernment Council.
At the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif, Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, is paying an official visit to Iran. Within the program today (September 15, 2014), he talked with Zarif as well as President Hassan Rouhani, and met with Allaedin Bourojerdi, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák wrapped up his visit to Ukraine today (September 12, 2014). After talks with Foreign Affairs Minister Pavel Klimkin and Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko yesterday, he was received by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and on the sidelines of the Yalta Conference he also met with President of the Republic Petro Poroshenko. In the talks Minister Lajčák accentuated the fact that the Slovak Government wants to see Ukraine as a stable, democratic and prosperous country.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák continued his visit to Ukraine – holding talks with his counterpart Foreign Affairs Minister Pavel Klimkin in Kiev today (September 11, 2014).
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák arrived for his three-day visit to Ukraine. Yesterday evening and today (September 10-11, 2014), he held talks with Transcarpathian Regional Council Chairman Ivan Balogh and met with representatives of the Slovak national minority and the academic community.
Today (September 10, 2014), Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák signed the documentation enabling the provision of financial humanitarian aid to West Africa in relation to the fight against the Ebola epidemic, which has already claimed more than 1,800 lives in its latest wave, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) – while the number of afflicted people is twice that number.
12.9.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Sudán
State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Peter Burian today (September 12, 2014) received chargé d´affaires a.i. of the Embassy of the Republic of Sudan (seated in Vienna) Kamal M. Khair.
9.9.2014 | Ľudské práva
Slovakia commemorates September 9 as Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and Racial Violence as it marks the day in 1941 that regulations vis-à-vis the legal position of Jews by the Government of the wartime Slovak State were adopted. This Jewish Code represented the beginning of the persecution of Jews in Slovakia during WWII.
9.9.2014 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Peter Javorčík received Ambassador of the Republic of France to Slovakia Didier Lopinot today (September 9, 2014). Their talks mainly revolved around the adoption of the EU’s sanctions against Russia in relation to current developments in Ukraine.