Mikulas Dzurinda, the famous Slovak politician, who recently took up the post of Foreign Minister in the government of Iveta Radicova, voiced the main objectives and principles of the foreign policy of the country.
According to the minister, the foreign country will be based on the principles of openness and transparency, and will be controlled by society. The basis of the foreign policy of the Slovak Republic will be established traditional European values such as the right to life, personal liberty and human dignity. For this reason, Slovakia will soon limit contacts with countries where there are gross violations Human Rights and personal freedoms. As an example, Dzurinda has led countries such as Belarus and Cuba. "With the one side, We attach great importance to the economic interests, but on the other hand, we must not forget the fundamental principles and values. "
Along the way, Slovakia will support projects aimed at European integration and modernization of Ukraine.
In the days of finding Nicholas Dzurinda as prime minister (1998-2006) and acting president (1998-1999) Slovakia became a member of the EU and NATO.