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State Secretary Parízek held talks with Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan Galib Malik oglu Israfilov

State Secretary Parízek held talks with Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan Galib Malik oglu Israfilov

7.2.2017 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Azerbaijan

State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Lukáš Parízek received Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Slovak Republic (seated in Vienna) Galib Malik oglu Israfilov today (7 February).

The State Secretary talked with the Ambassador about intensifying the mutual political and trade-and-commerce cooperation.  They discussed the cooperation and planned activities in 2017 and positively appreciated the long-term friendly bilateral relations between the countries and expressed their willingness to extend this cooperation.  They agreed there is a great potential for deepening the cooperation in trade and commerce, which has also been contributed to by opening the Office of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Bratislava. Both sides continue to put emphasis on building direct contacts between Slovak and Azerbaijani businessmen and regional chambers of trade and commerce.

At the end of the meeting, Parízek assured his Azerbaijani counterpart that the Slovak Republic fully supports the efforts of Azerbaijan to intensify its dialogue with the European Union.