Polish, Slovenian PMs discuss Belarus, regional projects

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, during his visit to Slovenia on Monday, met with his Slovenian counterpart, Janez Jansa, ahead of an international forum, the Polish PM's Office reported on Twitter.

The Polish PM went to Slovenia to take part in the 15th Bled Strategic Forum, an international conference.

"There's been a meeting with Slovenian PM Janez Jansa. The main subjects included the situation in Belarus, joint activities within the Three Seas initiative, strategic trans-Atlantic cooperation and the accession of Balkan countries to the EU," government spokesman Piotr Muller tweeted.

The Three Seas initiative is a joint project of the Polish and Croatian presidents that brings together twelve countries situated between the Adriatic, Baltic and Black Seas.

The PM's Office said that Morawiecki had received thanks from Jansa for "support during the crisis caused by the first Covid-19 wave."

Morawiecki recalled on Facebook that Polish doctors took part in a training mission in Slovenia in April. "After their visit to Lombardy, they shared their experience with their Slovenian colleagues," he wrote.

"Prime Minister, thank you for your commendation!" Morawiecki also wrote.

The Bled Strategic Forum is the biggest international conference in Slovenia and a major one in Central and Eastern Europe. It has been held since 2006 and the conference's current edition is devoted to the coronavirus pandemic. Apart from the Polish and Slovenians heads of government, the event has also attracted the prime ministers of Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal and Slovakia, as well as the president of Serbia and the head of the International Monetary Fund.

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