Visegrad leaders call for ‘fair’ EU recovery fund

By |junij 12th, 2020|Andrej Babis, coronavirus economic response, Czech Republic, Hungary, Igor Matovič, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, Slovakia, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Four central European prime ministers called for a "fair" distribution of the EU's massive recovery fund on Thursday (11 June), at what has been dubbed the bloc's first major face-to-face political meeting since the coronavirus lockdown.

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Visegrad leaders hold first face-to-face talks of virus crisis

By |junij 11th, 2020|Andrej Babis, anti-immigration, asylum policy, coronavirus economic response, Czech Republic, EU summit, EUCO, Hungary, Igor Matovič, immigrant quotas, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, Slovakia, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Masks and gloves will be the order of the day when the prime ministers of four ex-communist countries on Thursday (11 June) hold the first major face-to-face meeting of European leaders since the coronavirus crisis.

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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

Visegrad countries back opening of accession talks with North Macedonia, Albania

By |september 13th, 2019|Albania, Andrej Babis, Bosnia and Herzegovina, EU enlargement, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Miloš Zeman, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, Visegrad Four, war crimes, Western Balkans, Yugoslav wars|

Four eastern European Union members on Thursday (12 September) backed the accession of Western Balkan countries to the bloc, saying North Macedonia and Albania should start talks this year.

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Orban hopeful on ties with von der Leyen’s Commission

By |september 13th, 2019|anti-immigration, Margaritis Schinas, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Thursday (12 September) he was optimistic that the new European Commission would improve ties with the EU's eastern members, long strained by disagreements over migration and multi-culturalism.

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Von der Leyen’s Commission: More presidentialist, more parliamentarian

By |september 12th, 2019|EU defence, European Commission, European elections 2019, European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, Janusz Wojciechowski, László Trócsányi, Magrethe Vestager, Margaritis Schinas, News, Rovana Plumb, Sylvie Goulard, Ursula von der Leyen, Věra Jourová, Visegrad Four|

The College put forward by Ursula von der Leyen builds on lessons learned from the sometimes negative experience of the Juncker Commission, writes Robert Stüwe.

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Catholic church battles against LGBT in Visegrád Four continues

By |avgust 19th, 2019|LGBT, LGBT rights, News, Poland, Visegrad Four|

The rhetoric of the Catholic Church members against the LGBT community is becoming increasingly aggressive in four eastern EU countries, with priests comparing the LGBT movement to the plague and calling it an “ideology” with totalitarian features.

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French Minister: ‘There is a long way to go’ on eurozone budget

By |julij 12th, 2019|Emmanuel Macron, European Council, eurozone budget, France, News, Visegrad Four|

France wants to make access to European funds conditional on the European minimum wage and respect for the rule of law, the state secretary for Europe, Amélie de Montchalin, told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.

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Visegrad leaders claim victory in race for EU top jobs

By |julij 4th, 2019|Charles Michel, Frans Timmermans, Maroš Šefčovič, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Peter Pellegrini, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

The leaders of the Visegrad Four – Czechia, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia – were jubilant back home after they successfully blocked their arch-enemy Frans Timmermans from winning the European Commission presidency.

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The Visegrad 4 and Russian pipelines: An imaginary unity

By |junij 26th, 2019|Czech Republic, gas pipeline, Hungary, News, Nord Stream, Nord Stream-2, Poland, Slovakia, Visegrad 4, Visegrad Four, Visegrád Group|

The Nord Stream II pipeline gave birth to a seemingly united front among several Central and Eastern European states objecting to the project, including Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland. That, however, is far from the truth, writes Martin Jirušek.

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