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V4 military chiefs to meet in Slovakia

The chiefs of the general staffs of the armed forces of Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland will meet on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, in Liptovský Mikuláš (Žilina Region), the SITA newswire reported.

The chiefs of the general staffs of the armed forces of Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland will meet on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, in Liptovský Mikuláš (Žilina Region), the SITA newswire reported.

They will discuss the impacts of the global economic crisis on the activities of the armed forces, strategic defence assessment, and cooperation in the development of the defence capabilities of the armed forces of Visegrad Group countries. They will also discuss the involvement of V4 countries in international crisis management.

Based on an invitation from Slovakia's top soldier, General Ľubomír Bulík, the chief of the Ukrainian general staff will also participate in the meeting, to discuss prospects for developing military cooperation between V4 countries and Ukraine.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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