Medvedev congratulated Peter Pellegrini on his appointment as Prime Minister of Slovakia

MOSCOW, March 29. /TASS/. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has congratulated his colleague Peter Pellegrini on his appointment as Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic. Congratulatory telegram posted on the government website.

“I would like to note the importance of further development of Russian-Slovak economic and trade cooperation and expanding cultural and humanitarian ties, – the message says Medvedev. – I am convinced that this meets the long-term national interests of our countries.”

The government Pellegrini became the successor of the Cabinet of Ministers Prime Minister Robert fico, which resigned in connection with the socio-political crisis that arose in the Republic after the murder of reporter Bratislava zines Jan Kuziaka.

The journalist, who was killed on February 25, revealed the facts of corruption in the power structures of the Republic. In one of the materials mentioned, in particular, the names of the two assistants to fico.