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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Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad countries will meet the representatives of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
He appears less driven by nationalist views than leaders of some other Visegrad countries and therefore unlikely to follow the frequently hostile stance of Hungary and Poland towards the EU.
But such a proposal is fraught with risks and is sure to alienate the Visegrad countries, who want less rather than more of the EU, convinced that the much of what Brussels advocates is detrimental to their national interests and even to their national values.
We were not able to overcome the resistance of the Visegrad countries that refuse to abide by the agreement on obligatory relocation," Gentiloni told reporters on arrival for the second day of the summit.
An analysis should also be made on the price achieved for debt instruments compared to the price of similar loans for Romania and the Visegrad countries.
We can find many studies which describe bank efficiency in Visegrad countries and employ Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA).
Later on Friday, Orban and other prime ministers of Central European EU member states -- the Visegrad countries -- will meet in Warsaw with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
So when one talks about Hungary and other Visegrad countries being "euro-sceptic," an understanding is required.
The Visegrad countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) could be major targets for the expansion of Russian MNEs.
On his part, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto has chosen to negotiate a joint position among the four Visegrad countries, including Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary, at least.
In addition to joining the Western-style democracies, one of the most distinct objectives of the member states of the Visegrad Group has been to strengthen mutual relations among the citizens of the Visegrad countries.
In 2013 Poland's defence budget was more than two times larger than the combined budgets of the other three Visegrad countries.