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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.

Kiska Swears in 18 New Judges for Indefinite Period

Bratislava, April 24 (TASR) - Slovak President Andrej Kiska on Monday appointed 18 judges for an indefinite period based on a proposal of the...

Kiska: No Progress in Health Care Sector, Drucker Needs Support

The health care sector in Slovakia is one of the areas in which solutions are long overdue and that is among the social problems that contribute to the rising tide of extremism, President Andrej Kiska said on Wednesday.

Kiska: I Won’t Found Any Political Party, Won’t Run for Parliament Either

Slovak President Andrej Kiska announced in a video he posted on Facebook on Wednesday that he will not found any political party and will not run for an MP post, either.

Kiska Highlights Education as Key to Addressing Roma Issues

Education is key to addressing Roma issues, President Andrej Kiska said on Friday during a visit to a school in the village of Ihlany near Kezmarok (Presov region), which is part of a private vocational school in Kezmarok.

Kiska’s Car Had Tyre Trouble En Route to Poprad

Instead of an airplane operated by the Interior Ministry, President Andrej Kiska used a car to get to his home town of Poprad (Presov region) on Thursday.

Kiska: Corruption at Highest Levels Exists

Bratislava, April 4 (TASR) - Corruption at the highest levels is hardly tangible and sophisticated, but it exists and those who claim otherwise are...

Kiska to Curb Use of Government Aircraft, Heeding Kalinak’s Request

President Andrej Kiska said on Monday that he'll cut down on his use of government aircraft after he was requested to do so by Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD).

Kiska Inks Bill Aimed at Undoing Meciar’s Amnesties

President Andrej Kiska has signed into law a constitutional bill that empowers Parliament to revoke presidential amnesties and pardons that are at odds with the principles of the democratic rule of law, TASR learnt on Monday.

Kiska: Israel Wants to Intensify Cooperation in Cyber Safety

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin called for bilateral cooperation in the field of cyber safety to be intensified during my meeting with him on Wednesday, Slovak President Andrej Kiska, who is currently paying a visit to Israel, told TASR on the same day.

MPs Ask Kalinak to Detail Kiska’s Use of Government Aircraft

Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD) has been requested to inform Parliament concerning the use of the ministry's aircraft by senior state officials, TASR learnt on Tuesday.

Kiska: Slovakia Should Focus on Consistency in Foreign Policy

Bratislava, March 16 (TASR) - In terms of its foreign policy, Slovakia this year has to focus on consistency in its stances, public support...

Kiska Visits Mondi SCP, Discusses Papermill’s and Liptov’s Prospects

The papermill Mondi SCP in Ruzomberok (Zilina region) regards resolving the region's difficult situation in transportation as key to improving the investment environment in the surrounding Lower Liptov area, Mondi SCP board chairman Miloslav Curilla said after meeting President Andrej Kiska at the plant on Monday.

Kiska Congratulates Hungarian President Ader on Re-election

Bratislava, March 13 (TASR) - Slovak President Andrej Kiska on Monday telephoned his Hungarian counterpart Janos Ader to congratulate him on his re-election in...

Suspect Device Removed from Presidential Palace Gardens

Bratislava, March 7 (TASR) - Pyrotechnicians on Monday dealt with a suspect device fixed to a tree in a publicly accessible part of the...

Kiska Vetoes Well-intentioned but Flawed Anti-Puppy Farming Bill

President Andrej Kiska on Thursday vetoed a bill approved by Parliament with the aim of clamping down on puppy farms, proposing that the legislation should be rejected as a whole when it comes up for a vote again, 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...

President’s Office Denies Cabinet Requested State Honours for EU Presidency

Bratislava, January 18 (TASR) - The President's Office has never received an official request by the Government to decorate any individual for contributions made to Slovakia's Council of the EU Presidency, TASR was told by Roman Krpelan of the President's Office on Wednesday.

Ex-presidents Urge Kiska to Heed Counsel, But Not to a Tee

The president of Slovakia should pay adequate attention to what his aides advise and double-check their advice, former heads of state Rudolf Schuster and Ivan Gasparovic told incumbent President Andrej Kiska at the annual New Year’s presidential lunch on Tuesday.