Minister Schwarzenberg met Foreign Minister of Senegal
21.07.2011 / 15:20
First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg met State Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Senegal Madické Niang at the Czernin Palace on July 21, 2011.
Both Ministers emphasized long-standing friendly relations of the Czech Republic and Senegal and bilateral interest in their further strengthening, in economic issues in particular. Minister Schwarzenberg appreciated a positive role of Senegal in Africa and its tradition of democracy and rule of law.
Besides the economic cooperation, both ministers discussed current foreign policy issues, situation in the North Africa in particular. At the conclusion of the meeting ministers Schwarzenberg and Niang signed a Memorandum of Understanding of Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Senegal.