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October 26, 2020

President Iohannis to welcome Polish counterpart Duda on Tuesday, Bucharest to host NATO security summit on Wednesday

Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday will be welcoming his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, as part of Duda’s official visit to Romania.

According to the Presidential Administration, Iohannis is welcoming Duda at 10:00hrs, EET, at the official plateau of Cotroceni Palace. The two heads of state will have official talks and give a joint press statement at noon.

Duda is also scheduled to meet Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta.

Andrzej Duda will co-chair, together with Klaus Iohannis, a summit meeting of Central and Eastern Europe to be hosted by Cotroceni Palace on November 4, where also attending will be NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow.

Expected to attend the summit are Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev; Estonia’s President Toomas Hendrik Ilves; Latvia’s President Raimonds Vejonis; Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite; Slovakia’s President Andrej Kiska; Hungary’s President Ader Janos and Speaker of the Czech Chamber of Deputies Jan Hamacek.

On an official visit to Warsaw on March 12, President Iohannis announced having agreed with his counterpart back then Bronislaw Komorowski the organisation in Bucharest in the autumn of a new edition of a summit meeting of the heads of state from the region to prepare the 2016 NATO summit in Warsaw.

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