American journalists mixed up Slovakia and Slovenia before George Bush's official visit to Bratislava, which is actually the capital of Slovakia.
When George W. Bush mixed up Slovakia and Slovenia during his first pre-election campaign in 1999, the citizens of the two countries thought that such a mistake would never happen again, RIA Novosti reports.
All Slovakian newspapers wrote a couple of days ago that Americans would undoubtedly be aware of Slovakia's geographical position, when President Bush visits the country for the summit with Putin. However, Slovakians were greatly disappointed and offended again.
It was The USA Today that made the same mistake again. The article about Bush's forthcoming visit to Bratislava was illustrated with a picture of the map of Europe, on which Slovakia was marked as Slovenia.