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Brussels, 9 July 2010
Message of congratulation by President Barroso to Iveta Radičová, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic
President Barroso has sent the following message of congratulation to the new Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, Ms Iveta Radičová:
"On behalf of the European Commission, I have the pleasure to convey to you our sincere congratulations on the occasion of your appointment as Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic.
Your election has come at a crucial time and I am confident that under your leadership Slovakia will take full advantage of its membership of the European Union. I hope for your active involvement in communicating the unique European project to your citizens and I count on your support.
I will be very happy to receive you in Brussels very shortly.
I wish you every success in the challenging tasks which lie ahead of you and your government."