Visa removal 'surprise' to Slovakia

When Slovak Ambassador Stanislaw Opiela started his posting in 2005, he was taking over a diplomatic position that had been vacant for the previous three years. A complicated ambassadorial nomination process in Slovakia had left the chargé d'affaires as the head of the embassy during that period.

Anca Gurzu
Published: Wednesday, 04/28/2010 12:00 am EDT

When Slovak Ambassador Stanislaw Opiela started his posting in 2005, he was taking over a diplomatic position that had been vacant for the previous three years. A complicated ambassadorial nomination process in Slovakia had left the chargé d'affaires as the head of the embassy during that period.

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