Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Slovak Republic
Miroslav Lajcák is the deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of the Slovak Republic. He formerly served as managing director for Europe and Central Asia at the European External Action Service in Brussels and as minister of foreign affairs of the Slovak Republic. Before that, he worked as director general for political affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bratislava and as head of the Permanent Secretariat for the Organization of the Summit of the Presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States of America in Bratislava. Other obligations include director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic and assistant to the UN Secretary General Special Envoy for the Balkans.