SUMMARY-Sunday-July 21, 2019 - 10 p.m.
21. júla 2019 22:00
BRATISLAVA - The Proud of the Family and Rainbow Pride marches held on Saturday (July 20) were calm from the police's point of view as there were no incidents, TASR was told on Sunday by Bratislava regional police spokesperson Michal Szeiff.
BRATISLAVA - Marek Mitterpak (Smer-SD) will become a new MP at the next parliamentary session, thereby replacing Miroslav Ciz (Smer-SD), who has left for the European Parliament (EP), TASR learnt from Parliament's website.
BRATISLAVA - The agreement on pre-election cooperation between non-parliamentary parties Progressive Slovakia (PS), Together and the Christian Democrats (KDH) has logic, said KDH chairman Alojz Hlina on Sunday, adding that it provides an alternative to the current governing coalition.
BRATISLAVA - Slovak President Zuzana Caputova was critical during her visits to the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland in order to gain respect among Slovakia's neighbours, publicist Juraj Hrabko has stated in an interview for Tablet.tv, adding that this certainly wasn't a step backwards.
BRATISLAVA - If Smer-SD doesn't present a proposal for changes in the system of collecting child maintenance, I'll do it, Parliamentary Chair Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) has told TASR, adding that he'll submit the proposal to Parliament in the autumn.
BRATISLAVA - Slovak tourism is thriving, with the number of visitors growing steadily for the fourth consecutive year, and this summer is also expected to break records in Slovakia, said Transport and Construction Ministry spokesperson Karolina Ducka on Sunday, adding that Slovakia can boast unique tourism features that are difficult to find anywhere else in the world.
BRATISLAVA - The agreement between Progressive Slovakia (PS) and Together with the Christian Democrats (KDH) isn't about creating a coalition; it should be a sign that they can communicate with each other politely and isn't about value issues, PS/Together coalition leader Michal Truban has told TASR in an interview.