Fico: Joint Session of Cabinets Brings Stock-taking of Mutual Relations

Bratislava, September 26 (TASR) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico considers a joint session of Czech and Slovak cabinets held in Bratislava on Monday as a stock-taking of mutual relations, TASR learnt on the...

Theresa May to Come to Slovakia on Thursday

Bratislava, July 27 (TASR) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico is set to receive his British counterpart Theresa May on Thursday, TASR learnt from the Slovak Government Office press department on Wednesday. The British premier...

Leaders of EU Institutions Ink Joint Declaration on Legislative Priorities

Strasbourg/Brussels, December 13 (TASR-correspondent) - Top representatives of the three European institutions signed a joint declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2017 in Strasbourg on Tuesday, TASR learnt on the same day. Slovak Prime...

Opposition Wants Extraordinary Session of Foreign Affairs Committee

Bratislava, November 22 (TASR) - Five Opposition MPs - Miroslav Beblavy (Independent), Juraj Droba, Peter Osusky (both Freedom and Solidarity/SaS), Adriana Pcolinska (We Are Family) and Zsolt Simon (Independent) - have filed a motion to convene an extraordinary session of Parliament's foreign affairs committee, TASR learnt on Tuesday.

Slovakia and Netherlands Ink Agreement on Presidency Cooperation

Bratislava, June 2 (TASR) - Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak (a Smer-SD nominee) and his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders on Thursday signed a bilateral agreement on cooperation during Slovakia's six-month Presidency...

Mihok: PMs at Summit Should Look for What Unites Not Divides Them

Bratislava, September 7 (TASR) - The upcoming meeting of EU-member states representatives in Bratislava on September 16 should lead to a reevaluation of the policies that divide them and concentrate on what unites all,...

SaS Refutes Reports by Russian Media on its Alleged Support of Slexit

Bratislava, February 19 (TASR) - Opposition Freedom and Solidarity party (SaS) has objected to lies disseminated by some Russian media, who have stated that SaS supports the departure of Slovakia from the EU, or Slexit.

Lajcak: Meeting between Kiska and Dalai Lama Will Damage Slovakia

Bratislava, October 19 (TASR) - The recent meeting between Slovak President Andrej Kiska and the 14th Dalai Lama will have a negative impact on Slovak-Chinese relations, said Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav...

EU Health Ministers Discussed Drugs and Tuberculosis in Bratislava

Bratislava, October 4 (TASR) - Increasing the availability of drugs, as well as vaccinations, tuberculosis and food reformulation were high on the agenda of a two-day informal meeting of health ministers from 28 EU-member...

Fico: Brexit Would Pose Huge Problem for Slovak EU Presidency

Bratislava, February 26 (TASR) - Britain's possible exit from the EU following the June 23 referendum would cause a huge problem for the Slovak Presidency of the EU Council in the second half of...

Lajcak: EU-Turkey Relations Unsatisfactory

Brussels, November 14 (TASR-correspondent) – Current relations between the EU and Turkey aren't satisfactory, with the two sides frustrated with each other, said Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak after a meeting...

Kiska: Security Is Top Priority for European Union Today

Rome/Bratislava, September 29 (TASR correspondent) - A top priority of the EU at the moment is security, stated Slovak President Andrej Kiska during his visit to the Roman seat of the European Union Naval...

Zantovsky: Peace in Syria Won’t Stop Migration Flows to Europe

Bratislava, May 13 (TASR) - Syria, as we knew it in the past, no longer exists and the odds of the country being reunited are extremely low, former Czech diplomat and Vaclav Havel Library director Michael Zantovsky told TASR in an interview.

Slovakia Condemns Coup Attempt in Turkey, No Reason to Panic

Bratislava, July 16 (TASR) - Slovakia supports democratic processes in Turkey and condemns the attempt at violent overthrow of the local Government, Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD) said after the session of the National Security Council and Analytical Centre on Saturday.

Norwegian Constitution Day Celebrated by Students in Martin

Martin, May 17 (TASR) - Two hundred Norwegian students and Deputy Ambassador of Norway to Slovakia Rannveig Skofteland all dressed in national costumes commemorated the Norwegian Constitution Day in the Slovak Village Museum in...

20 Slovak Police Officers Depart for Greece to Address Migration Crisis

Bratislava, February 29 (TASR) - Twenty Slovak police officers departed from Bratislava's M.R. Stefanik Airport on Monday en route to Greece in order to assist with coping with the migration crisis there, and were seen off by Interior Minister Robert Kalinak.

Fico: Internal Political Issues Threatening European Project

Strasbourg/Brussels, December 13 (TASR-correspondent) - The EU-member states are gambling with the unique project of the European Union, stated Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico at a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg...

Analyst: EU’s Website Seems to Be Pulling Pranks on Visitors

Bratislava, August 28 (TASR) - The European Union has adopted several good internal measures on approximating itself to the public, but it keeps to be sabotaging this very same approach on its own website,...

Javorcik: I’m Proud of Slovak EU Presidency’s Achievements in Trade

Brussels/Bratislava, December 28 (TASR-correspodent) - The most valuable success of the Slovak Council of the EU Presidency was agreements regarding EU trade policies, Slovakia's Permanent Representative to the EU Peter Javorcik has stated.

Foreign Affairs Ministry Fails to Understand SaS Migrant Requests

Bratislava, April 1 (TASR) - The Foreign and European Affairs Ministry fails to understand the Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party's attempt at dialogue about migrants displayed on Friday, ministry spokesman Peter Stano told TASR later on the same day.