Slovak Spectator
March 3, 2022

Slovakia declares state of emergency, arrival of NATO troops confirmed

Slovakia is deciding on the potential expulsion of Russian diplomats. The Foreign Ministry warns against travelling to Moldova and some regions of Belarus and Russia.

A state of emergency applies in Slovakia as of noon on February 26. It was declared in connection to the mass influx of foreigners fleeing from the war in Ukraine.
NATO troops from Germany and the Netherlands will strengthen the defence of Slovakia’s eastern border, Defence Minister Jaroslav Naď confirmed. He added that the air protection missile system Patriot will arrive in Slovakia with NATO troops. He has also requested another defence system.