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Invitations to attend working consultations on the European Union 's future, to be organised by German Chancellor Angela Merkel next Saturday, have been sent to prime ministers: Miro Cerar of Slovenia,  Christian Kern of Austria, Boyko Borisov of Bulgaria and Tihomir Oreskovic of Croatia, the cabinet of Slovenian PM Cerar stated on Saturday.

During his visit to an international agricultural fair in Gorna Radona, Cerar said on Saturday that he would meet with Merkel for talks on security, migrations, youth affairs and other issues important for the European Union.

"Prime Minister Miro Cerar has confirmed that he will meet Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin next Saturday for talks on the future of the EU. In the debate, which will also feature the Bulgarian, Austrian and Croatian prime ministers, Cerar plans to highlight the issue of security and migrations," the Slovenian STA news agency reported.

The consultations are part of preparations for an EU summit meeting in Bratislava, scheduled for 16 September.

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