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Visegrad Group and Eastern Partnership meet in Bratislava today

On March 3 an extended ministerial conference of the Visegrad Group along with the Eastern Partnership countries will be held in Bratislava, the SITA newswire reported.

On March 3 an extended ministerial conference of the Visegrad Group along with the Eastern Partnership countries will be held in Bratislava, the SITA newswire reported.

The event takes place within the framework of the Slovak presidency of the Visegrad Group. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, along with the Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Stefan Fule, and German Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister, Guido Westerwelle, will participate.

The Czech and Hungarian foreign ministers and the Polish state secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will represent the Visegrad countries, SITA wrote. Of the Eastern Partnership countries, the Armenian, Ukrainian and Georgian foreign ministers, as well as the Moldovan minister of foreign affairs and European integration have confirmed their participation. Belarus will be represented by its deputy foreign minister.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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