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Polish PM says he believes in strong Europe of sovereign member states

FILE PHOTO: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attends a joint news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (not pictured) in Budapest, Hungary January 3, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday that he believed in a “strong, integrated Europe”, but a Europe of sovereign member states where members conduct reforms of their own national institutions freely.

At a meeting with premiers of the other three European Union members that belong to the Visegrad group -- Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary -- Morawiecki told a joint news conference that migration of talent from the region to western Europe was a major problem.

Reporting by Krisztina Than; Editing by Kevin Liffey