Foreign relations of Slovakia


There are 44 embassies and 35 honorary consulates in Bratislava. ==International disputes== ===Liechtenstein=== Liechtenstein claims restitution of land in Slovakia confiscated from its princely family in 1918 by the then newly established state of Czechoslovakia, the predecessor of the Slovak Republic.


The Slovak Republic insists that the power to claim restitution does not go back before February 1948, when the Communists seized power.


Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic entered into a Customs Union upon the division of Czechoslovakia in 1993, which facilitates a relatively free flow of goods and services.


After the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack on the United States, the government opened its airspace to coalition planes.


In June 2002, Slovakia announced that they would send an engineering brigade to Afghanistan. Slovak Republic is a member of the United Nations and participates in its specialized agencies.


Slovak Republic has been a member of European Union since 2004.

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