Current issues in Slovak-Hungarian relations will be discussed at a meeting between Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda and his Hungarian counterpart János Martonyi in Bratislava on May 12, Petra Greksová from the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s press department told the TASR newswire.
The two ministers will focus on cross-border cooperation, infrastructure projects and energy cooperation. In addition, they are set to sign an amendment to the agreement on maintaining road bridges and road stretches on the Slovak-Hungarian border.
The ministers will also exchange information on Slovakia's presidency of the Visegrad Four (Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland) and the Hungarian presidency of the EU Council.
At the end of Martonyi's official visit, the two ministers will award 'Good Neighbour and Understanding' prizes to two individuals who have contributed to bolstering Slovak-Hungarian relations. In addition Martonyi will meet with Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič, Prime Minister Iveta Radičová and Deputy Speaker of Parliament Pavol Hrušovský, the SITA newswire wrote.
Source: TASR, SITA
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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12. May 2011 at 14:00