Locked content Visegrad Group will present its stance on EU reform

The leaders of the Visegrad Group (Poland, Czechia, Slovakia and Hungary) have expressed their support for Ukraine’s European aspirations and announced they will present their proposal on how to reform the EU at the next informal EU summit in Bratislava. The meeting in Krynica was divided into...

Locked content Angela Merkel arrives in Warsaw at meeting with Beata Szydło

German chancellor Angela Merkel has announced her visit to Warsaw, Poland, which will take place on August 26, in order to meet with Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło and other Visegrad Group heads (the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia). According to cabinet spokesman Rafał Bochenek, the main t...

Locked content Waszczykowski participates in post-Brexit talks in Prague

On Monday, Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski took part in post-Brexit discussions with his counterparts from the Visegrad Group countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia), Germany and France, which was held in Prague. “The debate on the future of the European Union should ...

Locked content Leaders of Visegrad Group countries met in Prague

The four prime ministers, The Czech Republic’s Bohuslav Sobotka, Slovakia’s Robert Fico, Hungary’s Viktor Orban and Poland’s Beata Szydło met on Wednesday in Prague at a summit of the so-called the Visegrad Group or V4. Joining the debate after the summit, the four leaders cl...

Locked content Beata Szydło visits Hungary

Prime Minister Beata Szydło visted Hungary on Monday to meet with her counterpart Viktor Orban to discuss common security matters and the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe. The meeting between the two heads of state began at 11am. According to government spokesperson Rafał Bochenek, the meetings are ...

Duda: Nord Stream 2 poses a threat to Poland’s security

President of Poland Andrzej Duda said at a press conference, which concluded a two day V4 summit in Hungary, that he is pleased that there were no major differences of opinion between V4 members on issues such as climate change, the migration crisis or energy security. He also assured that he is rea...

Locked content PM Kopacz in Slovakia for V4 summit

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz arrived in Bratislava for the Visegrad summit, during which such topics as regional and energy security alongside with the current EU agenda will be discussed. Before departure for the summit, PM Kopacz met with French president Francois Holland on Friday morning. Tomasz Si...

Locked content Poles more optimistic than the Czechs, Slovaks and Hungarians

Poles assess the state of their country’s economy better than citizens of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, according to a recent poll conducted by CBOS in the Visegrád Group countries. Nonetheless, negative opinions about the economic situation prevail among Poles. As much as 21 perce...