Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Kubiš and Göncz meet in Budapest

Slovak Foreign Minister Ján Kubiš has met his Hungarian counterpart, Kinga Göncz, on December 15 in Budapest, the Foreign Ministry announced.

Slovak Foreign Minister Ján Kubiš has met his Hungarian counterpart, Kinga Göncz, on December 15 in Budapest, the Foreign Ministry announced.

The ministers will evaluate their countries' meeting the fundamental treaty on cooperation. The talks will last for an hour, then the ministers will brief the press.

The countries’ Prime Ministers and Speakers of Parliament have also tackled the issue of mutual ties. Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament Katalin Szili met with her Slovak colleague, Pavol Paška, on December 3. Their views on the Forum of Deputies of the Carpathian Basin differed. On the same day, Prime Minister Robert Fico informed the Cabinet of a letter from his Hungarian counterpart, Ferenc Gyurcsány, which repeated the six proposals Gyurcsány made after their mutual meeting on November 15. Fico turned all of them down, stressing that Slovakia protects the rights of ethnic minorities through the Constitution and other laws . He called this system one of the best in Europe. 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.

Top stories

LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

Blog: 5 things you should do on your visit to the north of Slovakia Photo

Here is a list of tips by an experienced tour guide - including things you have probably not tried before.

Bratislava growing high Photo

High-rise buildings sprouting up in Bratislava

Visualisation of the future skyline of Bratislava