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Slovakia supports starting Ukraine’s EU accession talks

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The European Union Ambassador to Ukraine, Katarina Mathernova, has received assurances from Slovak officials that the country will support starting negotiations on Ukraine’s eventual EU membership, Mathernova said in a Facebook post on Nov. 15.

During her recent visit to Slovakia, she met with President Zuzana Caputova, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Kmec, Defense Minister Robert Kalinak, and Foreign Ministry State Secretary Marek Eštók. Mathernova also spoke with Slovak MPs.

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“Everyone assured me that Slovakia will continue to support Ukraine, politically and financially,” said Mathernova.

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“It will support EU initiatives, including support for the opening of negotiations on Ukraine's membership in the European Union.”

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Mathernova added that the visit to Slovakia left her with a “good feeling.”

On Nov. 8, the European Commission recommended opening EU accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova.

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