Yesterday foreign affairs minister Mikulas Dzurinda met up with his French counterpart, Bernard Kouchner, and the president’s aide-de-camp Jean-Davic Levitt for talks on current affairs.
The sides feel that relations are good between the two countries and they are now looking at possible co-operation in the areas of nuclear energy, investments and industry. Among other issues, they also discussed the issue of boosting co-operation among businesses in the European Union, and compliance to the Growth and Stability Pact, as well as the need for European Union.
other issues included the integration of the West Balkans to the EU, and the issue concerning Roma repatriation. Both sides agreed that a Europe-wide solution would be required for the Roma issue, making better use of EU resources.
Naturally, Dzurinda invited President Nicolas Sarkozy on an official visit to Slovakia.