Toward the end of January, the PMs of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria initiated a new format of trilateral cooperation. Some pundits quickly jumped to premature conclusions declaring the demise of the Visegrad Group.
Our Senior Fellow, Jiří Schneider, has written a timely commentary for the Visegrad Insight entitled "Was Visegrad defeated in Slavkov?" in which he addresses these concerns and clarifies why Slavkov format will not bring an alternative to Visegrad cooperation. In fact, he calls for devoting more attention to the recently amended Czech Security Strategy, which explicitly states that “cooperation with Visegrad Group has a specific role to play in regional…cooperation projects (that) lead to more efficient maintenance and strengthening of capabilities development, and enhance military interoperability as well as political solidarity."
Read the article here.
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