The Three Seas Initiative kicks off in Warsaw on Tuesday, July 6, ahead of the G20 Summit in Hamburg on July 7 – 8. The U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Warsaw a day before to meet the leaders of the 12 Central and Eastern European countries – Poland, Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Austria, the Telegraph reports.
“There will be two discussion blocks in the frames of the Summit. Trump will join the first one dealing with transatlantic discord. The second one will touch upon the issues of transport cooperation, communications and energy sector,” reads the message.
The Polish program of the U.S. President includes the bilateral negotiations with the summit hosts – the President of Poland Andrzej Duda and the new Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, the meeting with the heads of the states of the Three Seas Initiative. Donald Trump will deliver a major speech on the square at the Krasiński Palace near the 1944 Warsaw Uprising Monument, before moving on to Hamburg for his first G20 summit.
The Warsaw Global Forum takes place in Warsaw on July 6 – 7 apart from the Three Seas summit, involving experts and politicians from many world countries. Unprecedented security measures are introduced in Warsaw in order to protect the summits participants – the airspace is closed, the traffic limited, the police work in the enhanced mode.
It is worth mentioning that the Three Seas Initiative is an unofficial cooperation platform for 12 countries of the Central And Eastern Europe. It’s first priority is to form the infrastructural and economic unity on the “North – South axis”.