Today (January 20, 2020), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, took part in the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of the EU in Brussels.
Today (January 19, 2020), on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust, a ministerial meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance took place in Brussels.
“It was during his era and owing to his merits that our country achieved the greatest success in foreign policy. We became members of the OECD and NATO, and joined the EU. He built the pillars on which our foreign service has stood until today. All the best to your 80th birthday, Minister!”, these were the words which Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, addressed to the former chief of Slovak diplomacy Eduard Kukan, on the occasion of the latter’s 80th birthday in December.
Miroslav Lajčák: A Regular Dialogue between the EU and the US Cannot be Replaced by 28 Individual Talks
The current status of transatlantic relations, the main differences on the two sides of the Atlantic and how to overcome them, and the role of the European leaders in this – these are the main items on the agenda of the international security conference, the Snow Meeting, held in the Lithuanian city of Trakai, at which Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, delivered his remarks as a keynote speaker.
The main item on the agenda of the short visit of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic to Berlin was to speak at the international event, Strategic Challenges of the European Union in the Western Balkans Region in 2020. The chief Slovak diplomat delivered his remarks during the initial panel of the event in which the panellists exchanged their opinions on the main risks and challenges of the Common European Foreign Policy in the integration processes in the Western Balkans.