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Minister Lajčák Receives the New Chinese Ambassador

Minister Lajčák Receives the New Chinese Ambassador

19.2.2020 | Aktivity ministra |

Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic received today (February 19, 2020) Lijie Sun, Designated Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Slovakia, on the occasion of the ambassador’s presenting his credentials. During the meeting, the partners acknowledged the mutual relations between the two countries in the spheres of politics and trade. The partners also agreed on the need to seek further synergies as part of the 17+1 format, the "Belt and Road Initiative”, while they highlighted the importance of the strategic partnership between the EU and China. They also discussed the current situation regarding the coronavirus COVID-19. The Chinese Ambassador appreciated the aid given by Slovakia’s government, which approved the amount of 200 thousand euros as a contribution to the World Health Organisation to support the treatment, prevention and neutralisation of the spread of this virus