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August 10, 2022
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PM Boc in Budapest and Sofia

PM Emil Boc will attend the Visegrad Countries Energy Security Summit and the Danube Summit in Budapest today and tomorrow, at the invitation of his Hungarian counterpart, Gordon Bajnai.


The Visegrad Group summit meeting held today will bring together Visegrad countries – the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The premiers of Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia are also invited to attend, along with delegates of the European Commission, current EU rotating presidency holder Spain, and the US administration. The meeting will include high level consultations on energy security towards a common ground and concrete projects aimed at strengthening energy security.


The Danube summit, on February 25-26, will provide an opportunity for dialogue between the European Commission and government officials from the countries involved, along with members of the business community, academics and international organizations.


The Romanian PM will also pay a formal visit to Bulgaria, on February 25-26, at the invitation of his Bulgarian counterpart Boyko Borisov, according to a press release from the government. Boc’s agenda includes talks with his counterpart and plenum delegation meetings, a visit at the Vidin – Calafat bridge building site together with Borisov, and a meeting with members of the Romanian community in Bulgaria. Also during the visit, both countries’ development ministries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the 2007-2013 Romania-Bulgaria Cross-border Cooperation Program.

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