Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

NEWS BRIEFS

Slovakia forgives Iraq debt

SLOVAKIA will forgive Iraq its debt amounting to Sk35.2 million (€900,000), the Slovak cabinet decided on June 21, ahead of a June 22 International Conference on Iraq in Brussels.

Foreign Affairs Minister Eduard Kukan represented Slovakia at the conference. Forgiveness of debt is a "token of the willingness to help Iraq build a free democratic society," Kukan said.

The EU, the USA and the UN participated in the conference, the TASR news agency reported.

Top stories

Quidditch becomes reality in Slovakia as first teams emerge Video

The wizard sport, fighting for its status in the real sports world, has won the hearts of some Slovaks.

Robert Fico is not Saddam Hussein

It would take too long to list all the crazy distortions the international media presented about Central Europe and the Czech election campaign this week.

Babiš

Top stories from Last Week in Slovakia Video

Voters’ indifference affects regional votes - Can Slovaks be lured back from Britain? - Petit Press majority owner dies

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava Video

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 20 and October 29, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

International Halloween Party