Lech Walesa to visit Bratislava to mark Velvet Revolution anniversary

Former Polish president, well-known leader of the Solidarity movement and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa will visit Bratislava today (Wednesday, November 17) for the 21st anniversary of the beginning of the Velvet Revolution. Walesa was invited by Ján Budaj, one of the main Slovak figures behind the events of November 1989. Walesa is also set to meet Premier Iveta Radičová for lunch, the TASR newswire wrote. Walesa, 67, will wrap up his visit on Thursday.

Former Polish president, well-known leader of the Solidarity movement and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa will visit Bratislava today (Wednesday, November 17) for the 21st anniversary of the beginning of the Velvet Revolution. Walesa was invited by Ján Budaj, one of the main Slovak figures behind the events of November 1989. Walesa is also set to meet Premier Iveta Radičová for lunch, the TASR newswire wrote. Walesa, 67, will wrap up his visit on Thursday.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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