SUMMARY-Wednesday-September 11, 2019 - 10 p.m.
11. septembra 2019 22:00
BRATISLAVA - Feasibility studies into the founding of the national air carrier are a waste of money, think opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) and OLaNO parties, TASR learnt on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - The Slovak National Party (SNS) won't join any future coalition that would include far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS), as collaboration with individuals supporting extremism and fascism would violate the very principle of SNS' political existence, SNS leader Andrej Danko stated on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - A railway stretch of Bratislava-Main Train Station and Bratislava Nove Mesto has been shut down following the derailment of a RegioJet train on Monday, the privately-owned passenger carrier reported on the same day.
BRATISLAVA - President Zuzana Caputova will visit Ukraine on Monday (September 16) to meet with her Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, TASR learnt from President's Office on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - Most-Hid will support the convening of an extraordinary parliamentary session to hold a no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini on Friday (September 13), Most-Hid leader Bela Bugar declared on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - Parliamentary Chair Andrej Danko (SNS) confirmed that the extraordinary parliamentary session, initiated by the opposition to hold a no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD), will be held on Friday, September 13, at 1 p.m., TASR learnt on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - Economy Minister Peter Ziga (Smer-SD) is under the impression that Fico is defending extremists with his statements on the sentencing of far-right ex-MP Milan Mazurek, TASR learnt on Wednesday.
BRATISLAVA - The parliamentary constitutional committee should address the potential duplication of motions to oust Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini (Smer-SD) by either making a ruling or calling upon the lawmakers responsible to take action accordingly, Parliamentary Chair Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) said on Wednesday about the fact that Pellegrini is to face a no-confidence vote twice at both regular and extraordinary sessions.
BRATISLAVA - The fight against the climate crisis should be a priority of the whole country and of all humanity, Slovak President Zuzana Caputova stated on Wednesday following a meeting with representatives of environmental non-profit organisations and initiatives, adding that she is therefore grateful for any activities directed towards this common interest.