Slovakia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Tuesday, September 21, the TASR newswire was told by the Foreign Affairs Ministry's press department. The two officials discussed energy co-operation.
“We'll certainly come to an agreement concerning oil supplies as of 2015,” said Lavrov. Dzurinda and Lavrov also touched on the issue of Russia's relations with the EU, NATO and the US.
The same topic was addressed at a dinner hosted by the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
The Slovak official also delivered an address at a round-table event on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. In his speech, entitled 'Support for Sustainable Development', Dzurinda spoke about Slovakia's commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency. While in New York, Dzurinda also signed an agreement with Australia concerning social security payments.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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23. Sep 2010 at 10:00