Uzbekistan, Tashkent, August 15 / Trend D.Azizov /
Slovakia's newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Uzbekistan Pavol Ivan presented the copies of his credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov addressed for Uzbekistan's president, the press service of country's Foreign Ministry said.
During the meeting the sides exchanged views on perspective areas of Uzbek-Slovak cooperation both in bilateral format and within the framework of Uzbekistan-the European Union dialogue.
The parties stressed their mutual interest in expanding relations in the political, economic, trade, investment, tourism and other fields.
During the meeting the sides also discussed the issues of international and regional issues.
Pavol Ivan will replace Yuray Sivachek who has worked in Uzbekistan since 2011.
As it was previously reported, Uzbekistan considers Slovakia as one of the important and long-term partners in Eastern Europe and the European Union.
The two countries have gained considerable cooperation experience in many spheres; the Uzbek-Slovak relations are regulated by more than 20 intergovernmental documents, including the agreements on cooperation in the field of air transport, tourism, fight against organized crime and protocols on cooperation of foreign political and foreign trade agencies.
Meetings at highest level between Uzbekistan and Slovakia are being held, and the contacts between the parliaments, ministries and agencies have been established.