GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel, who visited Slovakia May 11, expressed her appreciation of the reforms carried out in Slovakia under the right-wing Mikuláš Dzurinda government.
Merkel thus became another in a row of international leaders, including British PM Tony Blair and European Commission head José Manuel Barroso, to praise the cabinet's reforms, the Pravda daily wrote. "The [Slovak] results show that this is the right way," Merkel said.
22. May 2006 at 0:00 | From press reports