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Polish President completes his visit to Slovakia

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and his wife Anna completed their two-day visit to Slovakia on the afternoon of June 22, the press department of Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič's Office told the TASR newswire. Komorowski and Gašparovič laid wreaths at a monument to the victims of communist oppression in Devin on the outskirts of Bratislava while Anna Komorowska and Silvia Gašparovičová admired artwork at the Centre for Folk Art Production (ÚĽUV).

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and his wife Anna completed their two-day visit to Slovakia on the afternoon of June 22, the press department of Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič's Office told the TASR newswire.

Komorowski and Gašparovič laid wreaths at a monument to the victims of communist oppression in Devin on the outskirts of Bratislava while Anna Komorowska and Silvia Gašparovičová admired artwork at the Centre for Folk Art Production (ÚĽUV).

The presidential couples also attended a wine-tasting event with wines from the Small Carpathians region in Modra near Bratislava and visited an exhibition of works of Slovak modern artists as well as Andy Warhol.

This was Komorowski's first official visit to Slovakia since he was sworn in last August. Komorowski also met Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radičová, Parliamentary Speaker Richard Sulík and representatives of Slovakia's Polish population.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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