Slovakia's foreign policy is on thin ice, Ivan Korčok said during his final moments as foreign affairs minister of the Matovič cabinet.
"We need to step away from this thin ice, it's about state interest," Korčok said.
Most of the time Slovakia suffered from conflicts at home during its short history, the conflicts usually translated to its foreign policy. He also said that any words uttered at home tend to lose importance within 24 hours, but statements directed abroad often last years.
"I cannot stay, because I do not want to create the impression in the public that a diplomat cares more about firmly holding on to the post of foreign affairs minister," Korčok said during the press briefing he gave shortly before he handed in his resignation to President Zuzana Čaputová.
Foreign policy has suffered from domestic conflicts