Visegrad countries slam Finnish presidency MFF paper

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Antti Rinne, EU budget 2021-2027, Finnish Presidency, MFF, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, rule of law, Visegrad Four|

Ahead of an EU summit starting on Thursday (17 October), diplomats from the four Visegrad countries harshly criticised the Finnish presidency of the Council of the EU for a paper it prepared to help the leaders’ discussion on the bloc’s...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Visegrad countries slam Finnish presidency MFF paper

Finnish PM says EU ready to tie funding to rule-of-law criteria

By |september 30th, 2019|Antti Rinne, EU budget 2021-2027, Finnish Presidency, illiberal democracy, Jyrki Katainen, News, rule of law, Viktor Orbán|

Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Sunday (29 September) that all EU countries looked ready to accept that EU funding should be made conditional on democratic principles, he told Finland's public broadcaster YLE.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Finnish PM says EU ready to tie funding to rule-of-law criteria

Finland softens opposition to eurozone budget as it takes over EU Presidency

By |junij 27th, 2019|Antti Rinne, carbon neutrality, EU top jobs, eurozone budget, Finland, Finnish Presidency, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, rule of law, top jobs|

On the eve of assuming the EU's rotating presidency, the new centre-left Prime Minister of Finland, Antti Rinne, accepted on Wednesday (26 June) the possibility of a “small” eurozone budget to support investments, as long as it remains part of the EU’s long-term spending plans.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Finland softens opposition to eurozone budget as it takes over EU Presidency