Ambassador Brink: A new chapter in our story of freedom

Slovakia enjoys an unprecedented era of security, sovereignty, and prosperity with membership in NATO and the EU guaranteeing your hard-won freedoms, new US ambassador to Slovakia wrote.

US Ambassador to Slovakia Bridget Brink presented her credentials to President Zuzana Čaputová on August 20.US Ambassador to Slovakia Bridget Brink presented her credentials to President Zuzana Čaputová on August 20. (Source: Presidential Office via TASR)

It is great to be in the Slovak Republic!

I begin my service as the United States’ Ambassador to Slovakia with deep appreciation for the efforts of those that have come before me. I have dedicated most of my twenty-plus year career as a diplomat to strengthening the transatlantic alliance. From that experience, I am convinced that our shared values serve as the foundation of this partnership and the unprecedented era of peace and prosperity they have brought to Europe and the United States.

As I begin my tenure in this beautiful country, I look forward to traveling across Slovakia and to meet as many of you as possible. I want to hear your views and perspectives, make new friends, and work with our partners within the government, civil society, and business community to strengthen our growing ties and the transatlantic bond.

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