V4 summit to be held in Kassa (Kosice)
21. 11. 2022.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will also attend the summit of the prime ministers of the Visegrád countries to be held on Thursday in Kassa (Kosice), Slovakia, Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday.

The option of postponing or cancelling the programme did not even emerge, he pointed out with reference to the summit of the parliamentary speakers of the Visegrád countries also planned to be held this week which has been cancelled.

Earlier, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala, too, informed members of the public that he will attend the V4 summit of prime ministers, making it clear that he does not share the position of the leaders of the Prague legislature who boycotted the talks of the parliamentary speakers of the V4 countries. According to press reports. Mr Fiala described the cooperation of the Visegrád countries as useful.

In the context of the V4 summit to be held in Kassa, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said at the summit Poland, together with Slovakia and the Czech Republic, would ask Hungary to swiftly ratify the NATO accession of Finland and Sweden.

On Friday, at the meeting of the Hungarian Permanent Conference (MÁÉRT), Mr Orbán said the V4 is also important today, despite the fact that in consequence of the Russo-Ukraine war, “its dynamic has changed”.