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Apr 03, 2021

PM Orbán congratulates Eduard Heger on appointment as Slovakia’s new prime minister

The prime minister welcomed that bilateral relations had developed in every field of cooperation over the past years, expressing hope that the two countries could further strengthen them.

 

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has congratulated Eduard Heger on his appointment as Slovakia’s new prime minister.

In a letter sent on Thursday, PM Orbán said Slovakia was a key ally and a strategic partner. The prime minister welcomed that bilateral relations had developed in every field of cooperation over the past years, expressing hope that the two countries could further strengthen them.

PM Orbán said he trusted that despite the extraordinary challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, “together we will be able to maintain the V4 group’s role as Europe’s engine of growth”. He expressed hope to meet Heger in person soon to discuss political and economic affairs.

In another letter to outgoing Slovak PM Igor Matovič, PM Orbán thanked him for “the excellent cooperation” maintained “during this period burdened with unprecedented challenges”. “I am sincerely grateful for your constructive attitude which helped us overcome the difficulties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said.