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Slovakia: President Kiska - Attitude towards migration crisis to define Slovakia

We will lose the struggle for the character of Slovakia if we do not refrain from hate speeches, President Andrej Kiska said in his official statement to migration crisis. Helping refugees is the expression of basic humanity and solidarity, President Andrej Kiska argued in his statement regarding refugees, which he delivered on 7 Septembre, in reaction to, among other things, the conclusions of the summit of the Visegrad Group prime ministers in Prague, on Friday 4 September.

The debate cannot be narrowed down purely to the issue of quotas, Kiska said in his speech. "We will always have our own problems, but that does not mean that we should shut ourselves off and not help others," Kiska said in his speech as quoted by the Sme daily. Kiska called upon the citizens of Slovakia to refrain from any expressions of racism.

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