Diplomatic relations established, Professor Robert Dussey, (left) Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration and Hon. Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

NEW YORK — St. Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations with Togo as the Federation seeks to expand its diplomatic footprint on the African continent.

Minister Brantley met with Professor Robert Dussey, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration, during a brief signing ceremony.

The ministers discussed deepening relations between both countries as St Kitts and Nevis continues its push for greater South-South cooperation and greater engagement with the African continent. The ministers also discussed the possibility of signing a mutual visa waiver agreement between St. Kitts and Nevis and Togo.

Togo is a country of 7.6 million people located in West Africa with a thriving economy in mining and agricultural production.