MINSK, 22 June (BelTA) – The ministers of foreign affairs of the countries of the Central European Initiative (CEI) are holding an annual meeting in Minsk, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“The meeting is focused on the growing role of the CEI member states in promoting connectivity and interoperability among various integration processes in a Wider Europe. In particular, the ministers will discuss efforts to tackle new threats to regional stability and economic cooperation between different integration associations,” the press service noted.
The CEI foreign ministers are also set to exchange views on reforming the CEI in the context of new challenges and developments that have occurred in Central and South-West Europe over the last decade.
The forum has brought together top officials of the foreign ministries of Belarus, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Romania, Italy, Poland, the Czech Republic, Croatia, and Moldova along with top executives of the CEI, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Regional Cooperation Council, the EU Delegation to Belarus, and the diplomatic missions of the CEI member states accredited to Belarus.