Belarus is advocating new projects in the Central European Initiative while opposing dividing lines. This was stressed at the annual summit of the CEI heads of government by Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Oleg Kravchenko. During the summit, the head of the Belarusian delegation held talks with the Croatian side on the prospects of bilateral relations, and discussed the possibilities of cooperation with CEI with the Secretary General of the organization, Roberto Antonione. A conversation took place with Johannes Hahn about the next steps in relations with the European Union.