Visegrad Group Declaration „Responsibility for a Strong NATO“
19.04.2012 / 15:14
The Declaration of the Visegrad Group „Responsibility for a Strong NATO“ was presented in Brussels on April 18, 2012. It happened in the margins of the joint foreign affairs and defence ministerial meeting. The Czech Republic was represented by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel Schwarzenberg and Minister of Defence Alexandr Vondra at the meeting.
The main goal of the message is to declare the commitment of the V4 countries to the implementation of the NATO Strategic Concept before the upcoming NATO Chicago Summit. At the same time the V4 countries strive to send a clear signal regarding the readiness of the Visegrad Group to contribute by concrete means to fulfilment of the three core tasks of the Alliance in the field of Collective Defence, Crisis Management and Cooperative Security.
The ceremony took place in the presence of all ministers of foreign affairs and defence of the Visegrad Group countries.