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US Secretary of State thanks Slovakia

US SECRETARY of State Hillary Clinton thanked “the government and people of the Slovak Republic for their continued commitment to promoting and defending our shared values around the world” after talks with Slovak Foreign Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda on Tuesday, October 19.

US SECRETARY of State Hillary Clinton thanked “the government and people of the Slovak Republic for their continued commitment to promoting and defending our shared values around the world” after talks with Slovak Foreign Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda on Tuesday, October 19.

She remarked that the Slovak contribution to the NATO mission in Afghanistan is helping the Afghan people build a more secure and prosperous future.

“We are greatly impressed by and honour the service of Slovak soldiers serving alongside American troops,” she stated, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

Clinton and Dzurinda also discussed the situation in the western Balkans, the EU’s Eastern Partnership, American investments in Slovakia, and global security issues at their meeting which took place in Washington, DC.


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