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V4 ANNIVERSARY SUMMIT TO ADDRESS POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY

 

The upcoming summit of the Visegrad Group marking the alliance’s 30th anniversary will address post-pandemic recovery measures and energy security issues, according to the event’s schedule. The meeting of the presidents of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia will be held behind closed doors due the coronavirus pandemic on February 9-10 at the Polish presidential residency in Jurata on Hel Peninsula on the coast of the Baltic Sea, the Polish president’s office said on its website. The programme opens on Tuesday with a panel discussion addressing the topics of European and Transatlantic cooperation and the Visegrad Group’s current status in relation to EU policy, the US elections and developments in Russia. In another panel, the presidents will discuss economic recovery measures and energy security in the post Covid-19 pandemic period. The Visegrad Group was formed on February 15, 1991, at a high-level meeting in the Hungarian town of Visegrad. Its six-month rotating presidency will be taken over by Hungary from Poland on June 30.