Deputy defence minister heading for Washington?

Deputy Defence Minister Rastislav Káčer was recalled from his post June 5 and may soon take up the prestigious position of the country's ambassador to the US.

Káčer will be replaced by 29-year-old political analyst Martin Fedor, who has worked with the foreign policy department of the ruling Slovak Democratic and Christian Union.

According to unofficial information, the current ambassador to the US, Martin Bútora, will leave his post in the upcoming months.

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

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