After a half-hour talks between President Putin and President Gasparovic, talks were continued in delegations.
A Russian-Slovakian intergovernmental agreement was signed on economic and scientific and technical cooperation.
After the completion of talks in enlarged format, Mr Putin and Mr Gasparovic held a joint press-conference.
At the press-conference the Russian President answered questions concerning the development of Russian-Slovakian economic relations, the talks held with U.S. President George W. Bush, and relations with the Baltic States and the European Union.
Press Statement and Responses to Questions at Joint Press Conference with President of Slovakia Ivan Gasparovich
February 25, 2005
Official Visit to Slovakia
February 24 − 25, 2005