Slovak foreign minister, Council of Europe chief discuss Roma

Slovakia’s foreign minister, Mikuláš Dzurinda, met the secretary general of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, at United Nations headquarters in New York on Wednesday, September 22.

Slovakia’s foreign minister, Mikuláš Dzurinda, met the secretary general of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, at United Nations headquarters in New York on Wednesday, September 22.

The topic of their discussion was the Roma issue, which has recently escalated in France. “Europe's problems with the Roma ethnic group will not be solved by information catalogues,” said the Dzurinda, who called for specific actions instead of words, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Juraj Tomaga told the SITA newswire.

Source: 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

Grandson turns his blue-haired grandma into an Instagram sensation

President Zuzana Čaputová is one of her nearly 13,000 followers.

Photographer Marek Pupák takes pictures of his grandmother. He also created the blue.grandma profile on Instagram, where he posts the photos of her.

Roundup: Shoe boxes turn into Christmas gift boxes to cheer up lonely older people

People can fill and hand in their own box until December 6.

The White Night Festival takes place in Bratislava during Christmas.

Some schools will open on December 7

Matovič pushed through testing at schools, government is launching a pilot project this weekend.

PM Igor Matovič (front) and Education Minister Branislav Gröhling  (back)

Freed in the Kuciak murder case, guilty of another murder

The Specialised Criminal Court sends Alena Zsuzsová to prison for ordering the murder of former Hurbanovo mayor. She appealed against the verdict, insists she is innocent.

Alena Zsuzsová is escorted to the courtroom.