One of the alternatives is according to the Minister of Labor Miroslav Lajčák.
The leadership of the Smer-SD coalition has prepared alternatives for the presidential candidate. One of them is still the Foreign Minister and the head of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UN) Miroslav Lajčák. This was stated by the Minister of Labor, Jan Richter, after the meeting. Lajčák reiterated that he would not flee the government.
"I am convinced that Smer-SD will put a presidential candidate," adds Richter, who sees Lajcak as a very good candidate. Deputy Prime Minister and Smer-SD Richard Raši said at the end of July that he still believes that the Social Democrats in Lajčák can convince them to go to the presidential palace during next year's presidential election.
In July, the Lajčák declared to TASR that he had respect and respect for the office of the President of the Slovak Republic and admitted that he addressed a number of people who would like to see him in the presidential palace. "But I see myself in foreign policy, I do not feel a stronger social demand for my person," Lajčák told TASR.
More than ten candidates
The interest in the presidential chair has already been demonstrated by more than ten candidates. "There are many characters and characters who are looking forward to seeing themselves, and I do not feel the need to be part of this performance, so far it seems that the Slovakian company is happy with the offer there and I I'm happy where I am, "said Lajčák in July.
At the end of their mandate in the AVVN they return to Slovakia, to their ministerial chair, where he says he has a lot of work to do. He also pointed out that Slovakia will assume the post of Chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for next year from 1 January. "We are very willing to do that," he said.
The presidential elections in Slovakia will take place in the spring of 2019. The term is announced by the President of the National Council of the Slovak Republic. The right to elect the Slovak president is a citizen of the Slovak Republic. The choice is two-wheeler. This means that if in the first election round none of the candidates obtains an absolute majority of valid voters, a second round will take place within 14 days, attended by the two most successful candidates from the first round. The deadline will be announced by the President of Parliament.