Kazakh, Slovenian Foreign Ministers discuss bilateral relations
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 13 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrisov and Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec discussed bilateral relations in Astana on Thursday, Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported.
"During the meeting the parties discussed the current state and prospects of bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Slovenia in the political and economic spheres, the international agenda and cooperation within international organizations," the Ministry stated.
The sides agreed that it is necessary to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of chemical industry, construction, high technology, pharmaceutics and discussed the prospects of partnership in the field of tourism.
According to Idrisov, bilateral economic and cultural ties are developing dynamically and the two countries are cooperating actively within the framework of the UN, OSCE and other international organizations.
Erjavec arrived in Kazakhstan as the co-chair of the Kazakhstan-Slovenian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation. The second meeting of the commission will take place on June 13. A protocol will be signed following the meeting. Joint Kazakh -Slovenian business conferences will be organized in Astana and Almaty within the intergovernmental commission session.