Slovak and Polish presidents to meet informally on Friday

Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič are to informally meet with the President of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski, at the Slovak-Polish border in the northern Slovak region of Upper Orava on Friday, February 22.

Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič are to informally meet with the President of Poland, Bronislaw Komorowski, at the Slovak-Polish border in the northern Slovak region of Upper Orava on Friday, February 22.

As presidential spokesman Marek Trubač told the SITA newswire, both presidents will open an international cross-country skiing race on “a trail without borders” on the Slovak side and hand over trophies to the winners of the race. The presidents will use the occasion to talk about current issues concerning bilateral relations between the two countries. "They will talk about issues concerning cross-border cooperation, improving regional communication and energy transmission connections and development of the wider European area," said Trubač.

(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.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Top stories

Slovakia had followers of Palach

Despite the efforts of the communist regime, people kept Jan Palach and his protest in their memory.

One of the student demonstrations in Bratislava, 1969.

Sport, torture and guns; Palach was a fighter

The death of Ján Palach inspired protests that led to the overthrow of the communist regime.

Jan Palach

15 Slovaks have become Righteous Among the Nations

More than 580 Slovaks have received the honour to date.

Home is where the music makes sense

We may share poverty, but never the songs that make us shiver.

Tom Waits