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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his wife Anikó Lévai attended the Saturday gala held in Bratislava on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of independent Slovakia.
According to the statement, Slovak Prime Minister Eduard Heger invited the prime ministers of the Visegrad Group countries – Viktor Orbán from Hungary, Petr Fiala from the Czech Republic, and Mateusz Morawiecki from Poland – and their spouses, to the event held in the building of the Slovak National Theatre.
“After the fall of communism, in 1993 Czechoslovakia split into independent Slovakia and the Czech Republic, both have since become our allies,” Viktor Orbán stated on social media. “30 years ago we got the chance to build a V4 cooperation based on mutual respect and interdependence. We should cherish it,” he added.
2/1 Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Slovakia’s independence. After the fall of communism, in 1993 Czechoslovakia split into the independent Slovakia and the Czech Republic, both have since become our allies. pic.twitter.com/5Wux5wcNHO
— Orbán Viktor (@PM_ViktorOrban) January 7, 2023
At the ceremony, speeches were delivered by Slovak President Zuzana Caputová, Speaker of the National Council of Slovakia Boris Kollár, and Petr Fiala.
Photos via Miniszterelnöki Sajtóiroda/Fischer Zoltán