Austria and Slovakia combine good neighborly relations
"Austria and Slovakia combine good neighborly relations, which we want to continue," Chancellor Werner Faymann said today, Monday, after talks with his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico at the Federal Chancellery. " We also work together at European level good. Combating youth unemployment in Europe must have the highest priority ", said Faymann. For Slovakia with one of the highest youth unemployment rate in the EU, is particularly important. Austria applies with its Youth Guarantee already as an example for all of Europe .
Both known also to the need for a financial transaction tax. It was therefore important that the finance ministers push the work at European level quickly , said Faymann.
Was discussed as the possible holding of a business forum as an expression of the excellent economic relations between Austria and Slovakia.
The Chancellor also brought the major concerns about the use of nuclear power in general and in particular on the cross near Mochovce nuclear power plant and its planned expansion to express . " Austria will continue to push towards the European Commission on strict compliance with all EU environmental requirements through Slovakia. Also, the bilateral dialogue at expert level must be stepped up," the chancellor said in conclusion.