Bratislava: Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki participated in the 3rd summit meeting of Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Group countries and Japan

The talks concerned i.a. trade, political cooperation and security issues. The meeting was also attended by the Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš, Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary Mihály Varga and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.


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Photo: Krystian Maj / Chancellery of The Prime Minister of Poland

The head of the Polish government stressed the growing importance of Central European countries in the European Union and the increasing dynamics of the V4+Japan format. Cooperation in the V4+Japan format was launched in 2003. The first meeting was held on 16 June 2013 at prime ministerial level in Warsaw, during the Polish Presidency in the Visegrád Group.

The Prime Minister also referred to the economic partnership agreement with Japan, which offers new export perspectives for Poland. According to the head of government, this agreement will be important for Polish entrepreneurs and will translate into economic growth in the coming years.

During the meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, the head of the Polish government discussed, i.a., Polish-Japanese relations, the strategic partnership and the EU-Japan free trade agreement.


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