Focus survey results indicate most Slovaks feel safe

Citizens of Slovakia find their country safe, according to results of a current public opinion survey conducted by the polling agency Focus between November 29 and December 10. Slovaks consider their country safer from the viewpoint of internal security (71 percent) than from external security (66percent). Only a small group of respondents finds Slovakia an unsafe country (4-5 percent).

Citizens of Slovakia find their country safe, according to results of a current public opinion survey conducted by the polling agency Focus between November 29 and December 10. Slovaks consider their country safer from the viewpoint of internal security (71 percent) than from external security (66
percent). Only a small group of respondents finds Slovakia an unsafe country (4-5 percent).

The survey further shows that 94.2 percent of the adult population agrees that it is good that the country has armed forces, which can take action when necessary.

"Armed forces are here to make people in Slovakia feel safe and help when and where necessary and required," said Defence Minister Ľubomír Galko with regard to results of the survey.

The armed forces are considered the most trusted institution in Slovakia in the long-term, the SITA newswire quoted the results. December survey shows that almost 80 percent of adult Slovaks trust the army.

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