Visegrad Group to hold extraordinary summit on Ukraine

The Visegrad Group countries are to hold an extraordinary summit in Budapest, Hungary on Wednesday to coordinate their positions on the situation in Ukraine. The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have already issued a joint statement calling for an end to the violence and for the parties involved to seek a lasting, democratic solution to the conflict. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka is travelling to Budapest right after the government’s appointment to office.

Author: Chris Johnstone