Analyst: People Non-committal about EU Are Easily Swayed

A total of 45 percent of Slovaks have a neutral view of the European Union, according to the results of a Eurobarometer 86 survey announced by head of the European Commission Representation in Slovakia Dusan Chrenek.

Eurobarometer: EU’s Image Improving in Slovakia

The EU's image in Slovakia has begun to improve again, with Slovaks supporting the Union more in general, and also having more trust in its institutions and policies than before, as is evident from the results of the Eurobarometer 86 survey carried out in November, European Commission Representation Office head Dusan Chrenek said at a press conference on Friday.

Slovakia to Help Primarily Afghanistan, Kenya and Moldova in 2017

Bratislava, February 22 (TASR) - Slovakia's chief ambition this year in terms of development aid is to deal with fragmentation and to further expand the capacities and powers of the national development agency, including...

Lajcak Receives Credentials from New Brazilian Ambassador Carneiro

Bratislava, February 22 (TASR) - Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak on Wednesday received copies of the credentials of newly appointed Brazilian Ambassador to Slovakia Luis Antonio Balduin Carneiro, who has replaced Susan...

EU Parliamentary Chairs to Meet in Bratislava in April

Bratislava, February 21 (TASR) - The European heads of parliaments will meet again in Bratislava between April 22-23 in order to exchange information on cooperating with each other, stated Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak...

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.

Fico: If USA Scraps Russia Sanctions, EU Might Pluck Up Courage

Trencin, February 17 (TASR) - Prime Minister Robert Fico on Friday repeatedly criticised the EU's sanctions against Russia as he paid a visit to producer of flight simulators Virtual Reality Media (VRM) in Trencin. "This...

Slovakia and Czech Republic Ink Deal on Patrolling Airspace

The Slovak and Czech defence ministers, Peter Gajdos and Martin Stropnicky, respectively, meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, inked an agreement between their two countries on the mutual protection of their airspace, TASR learnt on the same day.

Kiska: Thousands of Jobs Created in Kenya Due to Slovak Aid Projects

Over 100 development assistance projects have come into existence since Slovakia began to provide aid to Kenya [in 2004], said Slovak President Andrej Kiska after meeting Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and members of the country's Government in Nairobi on Monday.

Kiska Leaves for First-ever Visit to Kenya

Bratislava, February 12 (TASR) - Slovak President Andrej Kiska on Sunday left for his first-ever visit to Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa as head of state, TASR learnt on the same day. The visit, taking place...

Family Alliance: Slovakia Shouldn’t Fund Abortions in Africa

Bratislava, February 9 (TASR) - The Family Alliance (AZR) on Thursday stated that it doesn't agree with Slovakia possibly co-funding abortions in Africa and other developing countries following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to...

Kazimir in Cuba Discussing Slovak Investments in Energy Sector

Bratislava, February 7 (TASR) - Finance Minister Peter Kazimir (Smer-SD) is holding a series of talks with representatives of the Cuban Government in the country's capital of Havana to strengthen cooperation between both countries,...

Fico: Election of Donald Trump Great Chance for Europe

Valletta/Bratislava, February 2 (TASR-correspondent) - The election of Donald Trump as US president poses a significant opportunity for bolstering the global standing of the EU, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on Thursday on his way to an informal summit of EU leaders to be held in Malta's capital Valletta on Friday (February 3).

MEP Skripek Held for Two Days at Istanbul Airport, Failed to Make It to...

Bratislava, February 2 (TASR) - While on his way to the United States, Slovak MEP Branislav Skripek (OLaNO-NOVA) was held at an airport in Istanbul for two days and didn't make it to America in the end, TASR learnt from Elena Buresova of the MEP's Office on Thursday.

Pellegrini in Israel Signs Declaration to Cooperate in Digital Technologies

Jerusalem, February 1 (TASR correspondent) - Slovak Vice-premier for Investments and Informatisation Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) and Israeli Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel signed a joint declaration to cooperate in the field of digitisation for...

Pellegrini: 2021 Might Be Year of Self-driving Cars

Tel Aviv, January 31 (TASR-correspondent) - The year 2021 could be the year of fully autonomous cars operated by artificial intelligence, stated Slovak Vice-premier for Investments and Informatisation Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) in his speech...

Sulik Asked Farage Why He Bugged Out After Brexit Referendum

The now former UKIP leader Nigel Farage should not have 'bugged out' from the party's top as soon as Brexit results were announced, MEP and leader of the Opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party Richard Sulik said on TA3's discussion programme 'V politike' (In Politics) on Sunday.

Fico: President Donald Trump Might Be a Positive Change

If Donald Trump fulfils pledges he made during his election campaign, a change in the post of the US president might bring positives, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) said in connection with Friday's (January 20) inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

Foreign Ministry Congratulates New US President Donald Trump

Bratislava, January 20 (TASR) - The Foreign and European Affairs Ministry voiced its determination to continue the further development of mutual ties with USA as well as to bolster the Trans-Atlantic partnership necessary to maintain stability, security and democracy in broader Euro-Atlantic context, TASR was told by ministry press department on the occasion of Friday's inauguration of 45th US President Donald Trump.

Fico: EU Shouldn’t Emerge from Brexit Talks Weakened and UK Strengthened

Bratislava, January 18 (TASR) - As Slovak Prime Minister I welcome the fact that British Prime Minister Theresa May has clarified the position of British Government, Premier Robert Fico said after an event dedicated to the completion of Slovakia's Council of the EU Presidency on Wednesday.