President comments on Kosovo

Kosovo is an open wound that will take time to heal, said Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič in an interview.

Kosovo is an open wound that will take time to heal, said Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič in an interview.

"I see the biggest mistake in the fact that some countries promised an independent Kosovo before the conflict in the province was resolved, and did not take into consideration the opinion of others. This led to a situation that is very difficult to solve now.”

He said that Slovakia shares the European Union’s opinion. The UN Security Council will start debating the issue of Kosovo on December 19.

Two points-of-view will be discussed: pro-Serbian Russia will keep demanding further talks, while a second group of countries, led by the US, considers the talks to be finished and will call for the adoption of a final decision. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Fico and Kotleba have not been fined for being maskless yet

The police are dealing with violent protesters, but no politician has been penalized for calling on people not to wear masks.

News digest: High-profile arrests and discussion on reopening schools continues

PM Matovič proposes pilot testing for schools. Slovakia will have the very first Slovak ambassador to the EU.

PM Igor Matovič has stepped into the debate about opening the schools for older children.

Another former police president reportedly charged in a corruption case

NAKA charged eight former high-ranking police, SIS and Financial Administration officials.

Milan Lučanský

Matovič could have made comments about the US rather than Mongolia

I am proud of what has been achieved in Slovakia, says Billy Altansukh.