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Prime Minister Sobotka at a meeting of Prime Ministers in the Danube Delta

On an invitation of Prime Minister of Romania Victor Ponta Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka took part in an informal meeting of prime ministers on 21-22 June 2014 held near the city of Tulcea in Romania.

In the meeting there were also participating prime ministers of Slovakia, Serbia, the Republic Moldova and Georgia. Prime Minister Sobotka voiced support for endeavor of Serbia, the Republic of Moldova and Georgia towards the EU integration and offered them exchange of experience from a pre-accession period. He also supported conclusion of the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia and the Republic of Moldova as an important element for political and economic stability in the South-East part of Europe. Discussion of prime ministers at an informal meeting also referred to current security situation in Ukraine, options for mutual economic cooperation of countries from Central and South-East Europe and a negotiation process with regard to new EU leadership after the European Parliament elections.

On the side of the meeting Prime Minister Sobotka bilaterally met with the Prime Minister of Romania Ponta, during which both parties discussed a question of Czech investments in Romania including an energy sector. At the same time they also recalled approaching 100th anniversary of outbreak of the First World War and its victims.