Prime Minister Beata Szydło at the meeting of the Visegrad Group in Prague

Fight with terrorism and energy security – these are the main topics of the talks held by the head of the Polish government with the prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. The Thursday meeting of the Visegrad Group also concerned the problem of migration in the EU and security of the Schengen zone borders.

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Photo: P. Tracz / Chancellery of the Prime Minister

Increased security throughout the Visegrad Group

Schengen zone and energy security – these are the priorities with which we then want to go the meeting of the European Council – Prime Minister Beata Szydło said in Prague. We offer Europe solidarity in the fight against terrorism and security of the borders – she added.

At the same time, the head of the government pointed out that these are the most important topics which will be discussed at the upcoming meeting of the European Council. During the meeting, the Visegrad Group countries will present a joint position developed on Thursday in Prague. We will try to convince our EU partners to listen carefully to our voice and approach the issues we will mention with understanding – the prime minister emphasised.

Economic cooperation between the Visegrad Group and South Korea

After the meeting of the heads of the Visegrad Group governments as part of the cooperation with third countries in the “V4+” formula, a meeting with President of Republic of Korea Park Geun-hye took place.

Prime Minister Beata Szydło said that the economic cooperation with South Korea is crucial for development of the potential of the Visegrad Group’s region. Today this potential must be built on peace, security and looking at the future of the whole region together – these are the objectives of the agreement we have signed today – the prime minister said. We will talk about exchange of technological thought, about education and culture – she added.

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