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EU leaders meet Hungarian government, Brussels

Atomium in Brussel.
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
date November 17, 2010
city Brussels, Belgium
attending H.A. (Herman) Van Rompuy i, V. (Viktor) Orbán i et al.
organisation European Commission (EC) i

The Prime Minister of Hungary and members of the government of Hungary will travel to Brussels on the 17 November to meet with EU leaders, in preparation for the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the EU which will begin in 2011.

Viktor Orbán i , the Hungarian Prime Minister, will first hold a meeting with President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy i at 10.15 (photo opportunity +/-10.10).

The Hungarian delegation will then meet with the College of European Commissioners, including Commission President José Manuel Barroso i, following the weekly Commission College meeting, at 12.00.


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