Three years of courage and freedom

The shared love of freedom, and the shared courage to defend and nurture it, will continue to sustain the relationship between the US and Slovakia for generations to come, US ambassador writes.

US Ambassador to Slovakia Adam SterlingUS Ambassador to Slovakia Adam Sterling (Source: TASR)

In August of 2018, I spent a hot and memorable evening on the town square in Sabinov. As part of our embassy’s caravan tour of 26 towns across Slovakia, we were screening a film about how rock ‘n’ roll helped bring down communism.

I spoke after the film to some of the citizens of Sabinov who remembered 1989. Some were in tears as they described memories of their struggle against communist repression – through rock music or other means.

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