Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

NEWS IN SHORT

Liechtenstein-Slovak ties established

SLOVAKIA will establish diplomatic ties with the Principality of Liechtenstein – the last European country with which Slovakia did not have diplomatic relations. The cabinet endorsed the document prepared by Slovakia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry at its December 9 session, the SITA newswire reported.

SLOVAKIA will establish diplomatic ties with the Principality of Liechtenstein – the last European country with which Slovakia did not have diplomatic relations. The cabinet endorsed the document prepared by Slovakia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry at its December 9 session, the SITA newswire reported.

The memorandum establishing diplomatic contacts between the countries will be signed by their foreign affairs ministers during a forthcoming visit by Liechtenstein’s minister to Bratislava. The establishment of official diplomatic relations has been complicated for a long time because in the post-WWII period some estates belonging to the Liechtenstein royal family in Czechoslovakia were confiscated based on the Beneš decrees.

The Principality of Liechtenstein has now changed its position and abandoned its long-standing precondition to diplomatically recognise Slovakia only if the claims of those property rights against Czechoslovakia were settled.


The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

More reasons to stay

Excluding people doesn’t just affect those who choose to leave.

Creator of the Krav Maga self-defense system was from Bratislava Photo

The versatile athlete Imi Lichtenfeld finally has a memorial plaque in the Slovak capital.

Unveiling of the commemorative plaque: curator Michal Vaněk, Yaron Lichtenstein, BKIS director Vladimír Grežo and Museum of Jewish Culture's director Pavol Mešťan, from left.

Construction of underground roundabout changes traffic flow on Bratislava’s Mlynské Nivy

Mlynské Nivy Street will be transformed into a modern boulevard by the autumn of 2019.

New construction on Mlynské Nivy Street.

Slovakia is the first country to test a new VAT refund app

Getting money back for buying souvenirs in Slovakia will be easier - there will be an app.

Illustrative Stock Photo