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V4 agree on regional cooperation

OFFICIALS of the Visegrad 4 countries - Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland - met in Warsaw to sign a joint declaration on cooperation in forming their regional policies, the TASR news agency wrote.

Ending their two-day meeting on April 15, the countries' regional development ministers, including Slovakia's Construction Minister László Gyurovszky and Deputy Minister Zsolt Lukáč, also agreed to coordinate housing construction and the building of a north-south transport corridor.

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