Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

New Slovak Ambassador to the US Kmec handed over his credentials

The new Slovak Ambassador to the US, Peter Kmec, handed over his letter of credence to US President Barack Obama on Wednesday, September 19. Before an audience, they agreed that relations between both countries remain on excellent terms and presented joint efforts to maintain a high standard of bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry informed the SITA newswire.

The new Slovak Ambassador to the US, Peter Kmec, handed over his letter of credence to US President Barack Obama on Wednesday, September 19. Before an audience, they agreed that relations between both countries remain on excellent terms and presented joint efforts to maintain a high standard of bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry informed the SITA newswire.

Kmec graduated from an international relations program in Moscow, and later worked for the federal Czechoslovak Foreign Ministry and Slovak Foreign Ministry. Between 2000 and 2003, he was deputy ambassador in Israel, and between 2003 and 2005 held the same post in the USA. Later, he worked as head of the Office of the Foreign Minister and as the Slovak Ambassador to Sweden.

(Source: SITA)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Top stories

Proxy for Roma criticises minister Kaliňák for ethnical and group discrimination

The government proxy slammed Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák for the draft law on repressing criminality in Roma settlements, for populist discrimination and preferring repression to prevention.

Roma communities, illustrative stock photo

Slovak racer Svitko finished at Dakar Video

After a serious fall in the tenth leg, Slovak motorcyclist Štefan Svitko resigned from the 40th year of the Dakar Rally due to pain in his upper body.

Štefan Svitko

Carmakers in Slovakia produced more than one million cars last year

2018 will be critical for Slovakia’s automotive industry, claim sector’s representatives.

Most cars produced in Slovakia head for export.

Slovaks in the UK do not have to fear Brexit

Brexit itself should not impact the position of Slovaks in the UK, an interim agreement between the European Union and Great Britain suggests.

Brexit, illustrative stock photo