SUMMARY-Wednesday-May 15, 2019 - 10 p.m.
15. mája 2019 22:00
BRATISLAVA - House Foreign Affairs Committee chair Katarina Csefalvayova (Most-Hid) enjoys the full support of her party, Most-Hid chair Bela Bugar stated on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - The city of Bratislava cannot afford to approve a tawdry form of parking policy that would fall short of resolving anything, as the city has already wasted whole years by postponing the parking problem, TASR was told by Bratislava City Authority on Wednesday.
TREBISOV - At its away-from-home session in Trebisov (Kosice region) on Wednesday the Government, led by Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD), has distributed €1.25 million for Trebisov district that is among the least developed, TASR learnt on the same day.
BRATISLAVA - Head of OLaNO Igor Matovic stated on Wednesday at a press conference that Viktor Stromcek stepped down as Smer-SD general manager only because he knew that the SMS communication between him and controversial entrepreneur Marian K., who is charged with ordering the murder of journalist Jan Kuciak, will be published.
BRATISLAVA - Head of the parliamentary committee for supervising the Slovak Intelligence Service (SIS) Gabor Grendel (OLaNO) stated on Wednesday that the results of a check-up showed that the intelligence service has no knowledge of whether its former head Jan Valko was in contact with Italian businessman Antonino Vadala.
BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON - Vice-president of the European Commission for the Energy Union Maros Sefcovic was the first foreign national to be invited on board the US Presidential Special Air Force One during President Donald Trump's term of office.
VYSOKE TATRY - At the invitation of Chief of the General Staff Daniel Zmeko, generals from the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary met in Tatranska Lomnica (Presov region) on Wednesday in connection with the termination of the Slovak presidency of the Visegrad Four (V4) grouping (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia), TASR learnt on the same day.
BRATISLAVA - The Interior Ministry registered on Wednesday the Slovak Revival Movement (SHO) which has been founded by unsuccessful presidential candidate Robert Svec.
ZILINA - A plaque commemorating 250 Jew prisoners who were forced to build the foundations for the MSK Zilina football club"s stadium in 1941-43 was unveiled at the stadium on Wednesday, TASR learnt on the same day.