Visegrad Group


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Visegrad Group

An informal grouping consisting of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Leaders meet to discuss common issues. The group administers a scholarship fund and a working group on energy policy. It was established in 1991 following the end of the Cold War.
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The Visegrad group -- Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic -- issued a statement stressing the need to defend the EU's borders, as Orban is doing with a razor-wire fence.
Taneva made clear that a meeting of representatives of Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, and the Visegrad Group was scheduled to take place in August 2015, adding that the topic would be included in the agenda.
The Czech Republic, which chairs the Visegrad Group and which is in fact the patron of the establishment of the Western Balkans Fund, has suggested that the agreement be signed in Prague in November.
The topics of this year's forum included the role of Central Europe in Ukraine, the future of Europe, the United States foreign policy, the collectivity of NATO and the economic characteristics of the Visegrad Group.
In the 7th Visegrad Group Conference in Amman, entitled "Poland, Visegrad group and the European Union - Jordan and the Middle East," they underscored the importance of the government support for any business, since it is directly linked to volume of trade exchange.
Named after the Visegrad Castle to which Hungarian King Karoly Robert invited the Kings of Poland and Bohemia in 1335 to discuss political and economic issues, the Visegrad Group established an unprecedented form of cooperation that had never existed in the region before.
With each country aiming at a specific field, tHE VISEGRAD Group (V4) countries, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, will offer aid to Ukraine.
Joint Statement from the 5th Meeting of the Committees on Public Administration and Regional Policy of the Parliaments of the Visegrad Group Countries and Croatia; Warsaw, 28-29 January 2013
The event, hosted by the International Strategic Research Organization's (USAK) Energy Security Research Center, had brought together representatives from all Visegrad Group (V4) member states, namely the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic, Hungary and Poland.
Just in early July 2013, the Visegrad Group stated their interest in Ukraine's successful European integration, namely the AA signing at the Eastern Partnership summit.
In the Polish capital, he is slated to hold talks with the leaders of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, which together make up the so-called Visegrad Group.
He will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Sunday before holding talks with Tusk and the other Visegrad Group leaders.