Pellegrini: House Now Free to Reject Istanbul Convention Definitively

Bratislava, February 12 (TASR) - The vote on the Istanbul Convention, to be held at a special House session, would provide an opportunity to definitively address the document and complete the process of rejecting its ratification, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini stated after a Government session on Wednesday.

MFA: Reconstruction of Slovak Embassy in London to Cost €6.5 mn

The building of Slovakia's embassy in London will undergo a reconstruction that should take 24 months and cost €6.5 million (excluding VAT), TASR has learnt from the Foreign and European Affairs Ministry.

Danko Agrees with Pellegrini on Convening Special Parliamentary Session

Parliamentary Chair and Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Andrej Danko has agreed with Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) on convening the special parliamentary session.

SNS: We Want to Increase Proportion of Slovak Food to 70% by 2030

Bratislava, February 11 (TASR) - Following its activities regarding the issue of double food-quality standards, the Slovak National Party (SNS) will continue to fight...

One of Slovakia’s Most Translated Writers Pavel Vilikovsky Dies at 78

Bratislava, February 11 (TASR) - Slovak writer, translator and publicist Pavel Vilikovsky died on Monday (February 10) at the age of 78, with his...

Sakova Sheds Light on Part Cut from Her Speech on Abroad Voters and Election

Bratislava, February 10 (TASR) - The Interior Minister Denisa Sakova (Smer-SD) on Monday at a joint briefing with Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) objected...

Pellegrini: Slovakia Ready to Deal with Extensive Coronavirus Epidemic

Slovakia and its Armed Forces are ready to cope with an extensive coronavirus epidemic, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) stated after inspecting the Central Military Hospital (UVN) in Ruzomberok (Zilina region), its field hospital and meeting the UVN management on Monday.

If OLaNO Is Successful in Election, It Won’t Give Up Opportunity to Nominate PM

(Markiza, 'Na telo', February 9) OLaNO party leader Igor Matovic refused to say on TV Markiza's show 'Na telo' (Tough Questions) on Sunday who could...

Pellegrini: If Smer Forms Future Gov’t, I’d Like to Be Prime Minister

Banska Bystrica, February 7 (TASR) - In case Smer-SD wins the upcoming parliamentary election and forms the future government, I see myself in the post of prime minister again, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, who serves also as Smer-SD election leader, stated in his presentation on the final stage of Smer-SD campaign on Friday.

Chinese Aircraft to Pick Humanitarian Aid Departs from Bratislava Airport

Bratislava, February 7 (TASR) - A Chinese aircraft, Boeing 747-400, that flew to Slovakia to pick up coronavirus-related humanitarian aid took off from the M.R. Stefanik Airport in Bratislava shortly before 5 p.m. on Friday, Karol Sebo, one of Slovak entrepreneurs active in China, confirmed to TASR on the same day.