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Fico: Funding of Foreign NGOs to Come under Scrutiny in Slovakia

Recent events in Hungary concerning the Central European University (CEU) could be an inspiration for other European Union countries to reflect on their approach to foreign-funded non-governmental organisations, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said in Brussels on Saturday.

Fico: EU Leaders United and Determined to Act Jointly in Brexit Negotiations

A great deal of progress was made at the European Council meeting on Saturday, as the European leaders showed their unity and determination to act collectively heading into talks with the United Kingdom on conditions governing the UK's exit from the EU, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico said in Brussels on Saturday.

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.

Fico: We Want Good Figures to Be Reflected in Higher Living Standards

The falling public debt and the drop in the public finance deficit last year are testimony to the Government's responsible policies, said Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) on Tuesday.

Fico: Disrespect for EU Prevails in European Society

Europe is the best place to live and a place that can build up on excellent results, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) said in a speech he delivered at the conference of EU parliamentary chiefs at Bratislava Castle on Monday.

Fico: Extraordinary Session Absurd; Old Wives’ Tales for Three Hours

Bratislava, April 6 (TASR) - The extraordinary parliamentary session convened to hold a vote of no-confidence in Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Minister Jan Richter (Smer-SD) over the Clean Day scandal is absurd, and the Opposition failed to table a single relevant argument for Richter's ouster, said Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) in the debate in Parliament on Thursday.

Fico Meets Rule of Law Initiative to Discuss Progress So Far

The Government will seek to stay away from adopting any indirect amendments while cutting down on national legislation that complicates the absorption of EU funding and transcends the EU's requirements, TASR learnt on Thursday.

Fico: Meciar Amnesties’ Scrapping Moves Slovak Politics to New Level

Wednesday's parliamentary vote on scrapping the so-called Meciar amnesties is extraordinarily important in terms of forming a political culture, Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) said on the Cabinet Office's premises on Wednesday.

Fico: Slovakia, Germany and Czech Republic Form EU Industrial Triangle

Berlin/Bratislava, April 3 (TASR correspondent) - Slovakia, Germany and the Czech Republic will focus even more on further strengthening industry - the automotive industry...

Fico: We’ve Taken Many Serious Steps to Combat Corruption

Paris, March 30 (TASR-correspondent) - Corruption is an issue that is currently influencing politics and society, and Slovakia is paying close attention to it,...

Fico: We Want UK to Fulfil Commitments

Having made the choice to leave the EU, the United Kingdom should make good on all of its commitments towards it, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico after meeting his Czech, Hungarian and Polish peers at a Visegrad Four (V4) summit in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Fico: I Can’t See Any Other Living Space for Slovakia than EU

Rome, March 25 (TASR-correspondent) - The Rome Declaration adopted unanimously on Saturday at the ceremonial summit of 27 EU-member states in Rome, marking the...

Fico: Slovakia Must Be Stable and Prepared for Multi-speed EU

Rome, March 24 (TASR) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico stated on Friday ahead of the largely ceremonial EU summit due to take place...

Fico: Balkans Migration Route Can’t Be Blocked without Turkey

Bratislava, March 24 (TASR) - It's a display of realism in politics to acknowledge that the EU isn't able to prevent migrants from entering...

Fico: Slovakia Must Be at Heart of EU Affairs

It would be a pity for Slovakia to pass up the opportunity to make the most of its current momentum and the major accomplishments in the transformation process thus far, or if it failed to join the list of EU countries advancing at a brisker clip than the remainder, said Prime Minister Robert Fico on Thursday.

Fico Represents Sobotka at EU Summit in Brussels

Brussels, March 10 (TASR-correspondent) - Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico at an informal part of the EU summit in Brussels on Friday represented not...

Fico: Temporary Quotas Absolute Fiasco; EU Has No Alternative Solution

Bratislava, March 9 (TASR) – The system of temporary migrant quotas within the EU is an absolute failure, stated Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD)...

Fico: If EU President Election Is Postponed, Tusk Won’t Be Re-elected

Bratislava, March 8 (TASR) – If the Polish Government succeeds in postponing the European Council president election until a different EU summit, the incumbent...

Fico Rings Kocan, Calls VsZP Recovery Plan “Bosh”

Bratislava, March 7 (TASR) - Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) on Tuesday published on Facebook a recording of his phone call with director of...

Slovakia to Monitor How UK Treats Slovaks Living There

Bratislava, March 3 (TASR) - The devil is in the details, and Slovakia will therefore closely monitor how the UK's promised generosity towards Slovaks...