Pavol Hamžík

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Pavol Hamžík
Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia
In office
October 30, 1998 – May 2001
5th Foreign Minister of Slovakia
In office
August 27, 1996 – May 25, 1997
Preceded by Juraj Schenk
Succeeded by Zdenka Kramplová
Personal details
Born (1954-08-20) August 20, 1954 (age 62)
Trenčín, Czechoslovakia

Pavol Hamžík (born August 20, 1954) is a former Foreign Minister of Slovakia[1] from 1996 to 1997[2] in cabinet of Vladimír Mečiar and also member of government of prime minister Mikuláš Dzurinda. He is currently the foreign policy advisor of Robert Fico.[3]

He studied law at Comenius University in Bratislava, finished in 1978. Mr. Hamžík also studied diplomacy in Moscow (1989–1991).[1]

Since May 2009 he has been the Slovak ambassador in the Ukraine.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wolfson, Hannah (September 11, 1996). "Foreign Minister Pavol Hamžík". Slovak Spectator. Retrieved November 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ Paul Hacker; Claiborne Pell (2010). Slovakia on the Road to Independence: An American Diplomat's Eyewitness Account. Penn State Press. p. 197. ISBN 978-0-271-03623-6. Retrieved November 7, 2010. 
  3. ^ Hannes Hofbauer: Die Rückkehr der Politik – Im Billiglohnland Slowakei gerät der Neoliberalismus zusehends in die Defensive, Bratislava, junge Welt, January 23, 2008.
  4. ^ "European Commission – Delegation to Ukraine – Embassies". Europa. European Union. March 26, 2009. Retrieved November 7, 2010.