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Náměstek Šrámek na jednání politických ředitelů V4 a USA
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Deputy Minister Šrámek at the Consultations of V4 Countries with USA


Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek attended the consultations of Political Directors of V4 countries with the USA that took place in Washington on February 13 and 14, 2018. During the consultations, the recent developments and situation in Ukraine and Western Balkans were addressed as well as collective security.

From the U.S. side the meetings were chaired by Under Secretary of State Mr. Thomas A. Shannon and Assistant Secretary of State Mr. A. Wess Mitchell. Among other discussed topics were NATO, energy security in the context of transatlantic relations and strengthening the V4-U.S. cooperation. The bilateral meeting focused on preparation of the strategic dialogue with the USA that will take place in May this year. In the margins of the consultations the Political Directors participated in the round table organized together with the U.S. think-tank Atlantic Council.