Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Nato support over 50%

An early December survey by the statistics office found that 51% of the 1,002 respondents were in favour of Slovakia’s joining Nato, a rise of almost 10 percentage points from June this year. Most of the increase came among supporters of the opposition HZDS and SNS parties, older people and those with only elementary school education. The HZDS has made Nato integration a public priority since early this year.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Jourová: Fico not fully informed on all EC’s activities on double standards

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet with Fico to discuss double quality standards of foods on July 27 in Brussels.

European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová

Heatwaves to continue in Slovakia over the following days

More than 40 people collapsed due to hot weather on Thursday.

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava Video

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between July 21 and July 30, including concerts, parties, festivals, classical music, inline skating, exhibitions and more.

Analysis: Slovakia lacks competitive tourism

Neither Slovakia nor the Czech Republic are countries in which tourism could be viewed as the bedrock of their economies, an analysis by UniCredit Bank finds.

Štrbské pleso