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21. 10. 2019 15:15

ADVICE 5 November 2019: Prime Minister Andrej Babiš will welcome representatives of countries associated in the Friends of Cohesion group

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Andrej Babiš, will host a summit of the Friends of Cohesion group on Tuesday, 5 November. The purpose of the meeting is to enhance cooperation among member countries in the final stage of negotiations on the long-term EU budget for the upcoming period. The summit will be attended by 16 EU Member States, mainly the cohesion countries and States of the south EU wing.

The main theme of the summit will be the position of cohesion policy in negotiations on the multi-annual financial framework for the 2021–2027 period.


5 November 2019


Prague Castle


10.30 – welcome of prime ministers (Pool 1)
10.55 – family photo (Pool 2)
11.00 – working meeting of the Friends of Cohesion group (Pool 2)
12.30 – working lunch of the prime ministers (Pool 2)
14.15 – press conference (both pools are allowed)

To attend the event, it is necessary to apply for accreditation by Wednesday 23 October 2019, 23.30 at by sending a filled-in accreditation form.

The photo opportunities will be devided to two pools; outside Pool 1 and indoor Pool 2. Due to organization reasons one person can not attend both pools.

Contact for the media

Michaela Minářová, Communication Section, OG CR, +420 725 742 852

Communication Section of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic
Press Department
telephone: 22400 2058/2059/2316/2596/2625 | |

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