Trilateral meeting of the Presidents of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia in Šibenik

Šibenik, 4. 9. 2019 | press release

The President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, attended a trilateral meeting of the Presidents of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia in Šibenik, Croatia.

At the invitation of the President of the host country, Presidents Borut Pahor, Alexander van der Bellen and Kolinda Grabar-Katarović met in Šibenik.

The purpose of regular trilateral meetings between the Republic of Slovenia, the Republic of Austria and the Republic of Croatia is to strengthen relations and cooperation in a narrower regional format, and to address topics in the European and broader international context. The focus of this trilateral meeting was the future of the European Union, particularly in light of the recent elections to the European Parliament. This year's trilateral meeting of the Presidents was the sixth in a row.

Presidents Pahor, Van der Bellen and Grabar-Kitarović devoted special attention to strengthening the friendly relations between the neighbouring countries, and discussed the situation in the region of Southeast Europe. In this context, they deliberated on how to continue to support the European perspective of the countries of the Western Balkans and on migration issues.

Trilateral meeting of the Presidents of the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Slovenia in Šibenik
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