Still looking the other way

Were all these controversies worth it for Lajčák, a man who could have made a career in any top diplomatic body in Europe and beyond, and need never have sullied himself with party politics?

Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav LajčákSlovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák (Source: SITA)

While names like Gabriela Matečná or Peter Žiga might not immediately ring any bells for readers of The Slovak Spectator, Miroslav Lajčák does not require a lengthy introduction. Let us try anyway.

The undisputed number-one Slovak diplomat has headed the Foreign Ministry since 2009, with just a two-year hiatus during the Radičová government.

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