Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico on February 24 travelled to Budapest for the summit of the Visegrad Four (V4) countries to discuss energy-security issues, the TASR newswire wrote. As well as the V4 (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) there are also prime ministers from Romania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia, as well as representatives from the European Commission, the United States and Sweden (which holds the EU presidency) that have been invited as guests.
During the three-day session, the national representatives will discuss energy-security issues, the interconnection of electricity and gas networks, north-south energy-transmission links and nuclear engineering, with participants attempting to strengthen energy cooperation between the countries involved and the EU. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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25. Feb 2010 at 10:00