Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Kiska opens Slovak honorary consulate in Split

Slovak President Andrej Kiska opened the country’s Honorary Consulate in Split, Croatia – which is a popular holiday destination for his compatriots.

Split, Croatia, illustrative stock photo(Source: Sme)

“I’m happy that one of the most popular destinations for Slovak tourists now includes a piece of Slovakia,” Kiska said during the opening ceremony on June 21. “We have a place where anybody who needs help can get it at any time.

“History has shown on numerous occasions that it is honorary consulates that can help you out when help is urgently needed,” the president stated. He added, that he hopes the new office will receive as few requests for assistance as possible.

Slovakia’s Honorary Consul in Croatia, Goran Morovic, claimed that Slovaks and Croats complement each other in a way. “You can learn many things from Slovaks,” Morovic noted. “As I’m a competitive person, I believe that competitiveness may engender many good things. I’ve accepted this role as a challenge,” he summed up.

In addition to an embassy in Zagreb, Slovakia also has another honorary consulate in Osijek. On July 1, a honorary field office will open in Zadar.

Top stories

Product quality laid on the EU table

Concerns over the different quality of same brand products are confirmed, but will anything change soon?

Will shopping in supermarkets soon become a thing of the past?

Education minister fails to explain distribution of EU money

The opposition parties plan to initiate a no-confidence vote, the second against this minister.

Education Minister Peter Plavčan

Who will stand up for journalists in Turkish prisons?

Journalists living in countries where politicians (for now) do not send people to prison for their opinions, who only sigh in relief that they are lucky this story does not concern them, are deeply mistaken.

Protesters in front of the court building.

EU court’s advocate general proposes to dismiss quota lawsuits

Yves Bot rejects arguments from Slovakia and Hungary on the legality of the relocation plan.

Refugees at the border between Hungary and Serbia.