Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (R) welcomes Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy (L) at the Slovak Government Office in Bratislava, Slovakia on 21 October 2009. The goal of Rompuy's visit is to talk about upcoming belgian EU leadership and cooperation between V4 (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) countries. EPA/PETER HUDEC

Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico (R) welcomes Belgian Prime Minister Herman Van Rompuy (L) at the Slovak Government Office in Bratislava, Slovakia on 21 October 2009. The goal of Rompuy's visit is to talk about upcoming belgian EU leadership and cooperation between V4 (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) countries. EPA/PETER HUDEC