Evaluating the completed Hungarian presidency of the Visegrad Four grouping (Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland) and approving the new programme of the Slovak presidency (July 2010-June 2011) are be the main topics of a meeting of V4 prime ministers in Budapest on Tuesday, July 20, the Slovak Government Office press department told the TASR newswire on Monday.
Slovakia will be represented at the summit by Prime Minister Iveta Radičová who will later hold bilateral talks with her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán. At the summit, Slovakia is set to report on its presidency priorities. In addition, the prime ministers will discuss activities planned to mark the 20th anniversary of the grouping next year.
Another subject of the talks in Budapest on Tuesday are the current developments in Europe with a focus on the mutual interests of the V4 countries, a revision of the EU budget, the new financial framework for several years ahead, and the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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20. Jul 2010 at 14:00