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František Ružička Receives the new Ambassador of Brazil, Eduardo Ricardo Gradilone Neta

František Ružička Receives the new Ambassador of Brazil, Eduardo Ricardo Gradilone Neta

24.2.2020 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov |

State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry, František Ružička, received the new Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Slovak Republic Eduardo Ricardo Gradilone Neta on 24 February 2020.

 

The partners positively expressed their appreciation for the bilateral relations and agreed on the need to further deepen the mutual cooperation, especially in the economic sphere with the objective of increasing the exchange of mutual trade. The partners stated that the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the South American countries associated in the regional grouping of Mercosur will create further opportunities for the development of the cooperation between Slovakia and Brazil.  “Brazil is the most important economic partner of Slovakia in Latin America and also a significant investor, which is also attested to by activities of Brazilian companies in Spišská Nová Ves and Košice,” stated Ružička. 

 

The State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry also discussed with the Brazilian Ambassador current issues regarding the development of the global situation with the focus on Latin America. They also devoted some attention to the situation in the neighboring Venezuela and the impact of the ongoing political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela on neighboring countries including Brazil.