Summit celebrating Poland’s 15 years in EU commences in Warsaw

“Together for Europe” summit, organised to celebrate Poland’s 15th anniversary of joining the EU, began in the Royal Castle in Warsaw on Wednesday morning.

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“Together for Europe. High Level Summit” is attended by leaders of the states which joined the EU alongside Poland on May 1, 2004 and during subsequent EU enlargements. Present in Warsaw are the representatives of Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

Present is also the Vice-President of the European Commission, Jyrki Katainen.

The summit was opened by Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at the Royal Castle courtyard.

“The goal of the meeting is a summary of our 15 years in the European Union, discussion over the situation in our region, and a preparation for the European summit in Romania, which starts next week,” President Andrzej Duda’s chief of staff Michał Dworczyk said earlier on Wednesday.