External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Slovakian Foreign Minister Ivan Korcok on Friday to assess bilateral relations and identify areas for further development.
Jaishanakar, who is the first Indian Foreign Minister to visit Slovakia, said he appreciated Korcok’s perspectives on Europe’s global politics, particularly their discussion on Ukraine. “As the first Indian Foreign Minister to visit Slovakia, I was cordially welcomed by FM @IvanKorcok. Reviewing our bilateral relations and identifying areas for expansion” tweeted Jaishanakar.
Committed to making that a reality through ongoing contacts, “In a tweet, Jaishanakar stated.
“I appreciated his perspectives on Europe’s global politics. Our discussion about Ukraine was extremely beneficial “He went on to say.
Later Jaishankar met with members of the Indian community in Slovakia.
From June 2 to 6, Jaishankar will undertake an official visit to Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Jaishankar also met with Slovakia’s Prime Minister, Eduard Heger, on his visit to Bratislava.
He talked on the theme of ‘Taking Friendship to the Next Level: Allies in the Indo-Pacific Region’ at the GLOBSEC 2022 Forum today.
EAM will meet with Jan Lipavsky, the Czech Republic’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, during his visit to the Czech Republic from June 4 to 6. The sessions will provide an opportunity to review our bilateral collaboration in detail.
From July 1, 2022, the Czech Republic will hold the EU Presidency.
EAM will connect with a cross-section of the diaspora, including Indian students in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, in addition to meeting the political leaders of the two countries.
Both Slovakia and the Czech Republic have always had close and friendly relations with India. The visit of EAM will provide the bilateral relations between the two Central European countries a boost.