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Chancellor Angela Merkel is Coming to Slovakia for Discussion with Prime Minister Robert Fico

October 20th, 2014
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News from Berlin - Today, on October 20th, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Slovakia. It is not her first visit to this country; Angela Merkel, a former physical chemist scientist, used to travel to Slovakia for scientific events.

This visit will be her academic come back. During her busy schedule in Slovakia, she will be receiving an honorary doctorate (Doctor honoris) from University Comenius in Bratislava.

Chancellor Merkel will meet firstly with Slovakian President Andrej Kiska and later with the Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico. The Prime Minister of Slovakia will organize a lunch with Angela Merkel where they will open a discussion about problematic Slovakia - Germany bilateral relations and the possibility of their development in the future. The question of the European agenda will also be discussed.

The Prime Minister Fico also stated that he is prepared to open the Ukrainian gas discussion, because in his opinion it is unthinkable to pay for others’ debts. He expressed himself, that the world cannot work if we pay Ukrainian debt or try to solve others’ problems.

Robert Fico is also prepared to discuss the problems of sanctions against Russia.

The full program of the event:

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