The new Slovak Ambassador to the US, Peter Kmec, handed over his letter of credence to US President Barack Obama on Wednesday, September 19. Before an audience, they agreed that relations between both countries remain on excellent terms and presented joint efforts to maintain a high standard of bilateral relations, the Foreign Ministry informed the SITA newswire.
Kmec graduated from an international relations program in Moscow, and later worked for the federal Czechoslovak Foreign Ministry and Slovak Foreign Ministry. Between 2000 and 2003, he was deputy ambassador in Israel, and between 2003 and 2005 held the same post in the USA. Later, he worked as head of the Office of the Foreign Minister and as the Slovak Ambassador to Sweden.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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