RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE 3 March 1999
HUNGARY, ITALY, SLOVENIA DISCUSS REGIONAL SECURITY. The
Hungarian, Italian, and Slovenian Foreign Ministry state
secretaries, meeting on 2 March in Budapest, agreed to
set up a joint peacekeeping brigade. Zsolt Nemeth,
Umberto Ramieri, and Franco Juri announced that a
trilateral summit at the level of premier is scheduled
to be held in Maribor, Slovenia, in May. Nemeth and
Ramieri expressed support for Slovenia's NATO accession
in the anticipated second wave of expansion. The three
officials also agreed to cooperate in fighting organized
crime and illegal migration and in strengthening the
international system of protecting minorities' rights.
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