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April Frost Damaged Third of Expected Fruit Crops in Slovakia

Nitra, April 28 (TASR) – Slovak fruit growers have lost around one third of their expected crops this year due to frost in the...

Economic Sentiment Indicator in Slovakia Falls by 0.6 M-o-M in April

Bratislava, April 28 (TASR) - The three-month average Economic Sentiment Indicator (EIS) fell by 0.6 points on the month to 104.0 points in April,...

Poll: Smer Still in Lead on 27.1 percent, SaS and SNS Follow

Had a general election taken place in April, it would have been won by the Smer-SD party on 27.1 percent of the votes, TASR learnt from a poll carried out by AKO agency, which released the results on Friday.

Lajcak: Deal on Guidelines for Brexit Talks in Line with Slovak Interests

The foreign affairs ministers of 27 member countries of the EU have agreed on a joint approach to guidelines for Brexit talks, and this agreement suits Slovakia's interests well, said Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak after a special meeting of the EU General Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Thursday, which was devoted to Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon.

Fico: Slovakia and Belarus Could Act as Bridges for Each Other

Slovakia views Belarus as an important partner within the Eastern Partnership, and so it's no surprise that Bratislava recently promoted the lifting of sanctions against Minsk, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico after talks with his counterpart from Belarus Andrei Kobyakov in Bratislava on Thursday.

Lajcak Expects Smooth Approval of Guidelines for Brexit Negotiations

I expect European Council President Donald Tusk's draft guidelines for negotiations on Great Britain's exit from the EU to be approved smoothly, said Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) before the beginning of a meeting of the EU's General Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Thursday.

Two TASR Employees Score at Literary Fund Awards Ceremony

Bratislava, April 26 (TASR) - Two members of the editorial staff of the News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) - photographer Michal Svitok...

Cabinet Plans to Cut Deficit to 0.5 percent in 2018

The public-finance deficit is projected to stand at 0.5 percent of GDP next year, with the Government sticking to its plan for Slovakia to record its first ever balanced budget in 2019 and to maintain this in 2020, according to the Stability Programme that the Government approved on Wednesday.

Kiska: Slovakia Undiscovered Land for Austrians

Slovakia is an undiscovered land for Austrian people, even though Bratislava and Vienna are situated close to each other, stated Slovak President Andrej Kiska on Wednesday, with his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen, who is paying an official visit to Slovakia, agreeing with this opinion.

Gov’t: Protection of Slovaks Living in Britain Will Be Priority in Brexit Talks

The Slovak Government's priorities during the Brexit negotiations will be protecting the rights of Slovaks living in the United Kingdom as well as the UK's financial settlement stemming from the EU membership, according to a Foreign and European Affairs Ministry-sponsored report okayed by the Cabinet at its regular session on Wednesday.