Slovakia is prepared to assist Montenegro in its efforts to become part of Euro-Atlantic structures, Slovak Defence Minister Ľubomír Galko said, as reported by the SITA newswire, following talks with his Montenegrin counterpart Boro Vucinic who is visiting Slovakia.
The Slovak minister offered his guest special training in ammunition liquidation by Slovak experts. "The Slovak Republic is prepared to develop all efforts to support Montenegro's joining NATO and the EU", Galko stated at the meeting on October 26.
Vucinic highly praised Slovakia's willingness to help his country. He said that Montenegro is a smaller country with fewer inhabitants and its defence ministry has been working for less than four years.
Galko said that the greatness of a country is not measured by population size or area but is measured based on the values it esteems. He stressed that both countries share the same values. The ministers signed an agreement between the Slovak Republic and Montenegro on defence cooperation The Montenegrin delegation concludes its official visit to Slovakia on Tuesday evening.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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26. Oct 2010 at 14:00