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Extraordinary V4 session in Bratislava on Thursday

The prime ministers of the Visegrad Four (V4) member states (Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary) are due to hold an extraordinary meeting, initiated by Slovakia’s prime minister, Robert Fico, in Bratislava on Thursday, January 8, to discuss this week's cut-off of Russian gas supplies.

The prime ministers of the Visegrad Four (V4) member states (Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary) are due to hold an extraordinary meeting, initiated by Slovakia’s prime minister, Robert Fico, in Bratislava on Thursday, January 8, to discuss this week's cut-off of Russian gas supplies.

In the lead-up to the meeting, Fico is reported to have spoken to the Russian and Ukrainian Ambassadors to Slovakia and to have made telephone calls to the prime minister of the Czech Republic, Mirek Topolánek, the prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko, and Russia’s prime minister, Vladimir Putin. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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