IEA Executive Director talks with Visegrad 4+ leaders on energy security

24 February 2010

IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka was invited by Prime Minister György Gordon Bajnai of the Republic of Hungary to join the Visegrad 4+ Energy Security Summit in Budapest on 24 February, in which eight Prime Ministers and senior offcials from the V4 and surrounding countries participated.

In his remarks, Mr. Tanaka stressed several concrete steps to enhance the energy security of the region, including energy efficiency, diversification of supply and gas security measures.

The leaders adopted a declaration that facilitates further integration of gas network and other security measures to enhance security.