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On 4 and 5 July in Poznan, Poland, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov is set to take part in the sixth Western Balkans Summit under the auspices of Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. The Summit is organized under the Polish Presidency of the Berlin Process, initiated in 2014 by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The Foreign Ministers’ agenda foresees discussions on regional cooperation and the role of civil socity, the EU perspective of the countries in the Western Balkans region, as well as the further development of the Berlin Process itself in the upcoming period.

Aside from the plenary sessions and bilateral meetings with his counterparts from other countries, Minister Nikola Dimitrov will participate in a panel discussion within the Civil Society Forum as part of the Summit agenda.

The agenda of the Berlin Process Summit is based on the political and economic dimension. Main areas of cooperation are transport and energy connectivity of the region, economic integration, the business sector, cooperation among the youth, treatment of bilateral and other open political issues from the region’s past, as well as global security and migration challenges. This year, a special focus will be placed on the role of the civil society.