Czech and Slovak ministers of industry met in Prague in early June to discuss a key issue concerning them both: energy security and the possible risks that some gas deliveries could be undermined by Russia.
The idea of a two-speed Europe should be viewed positively. In economic policy, permission for Member States not to join certain EU initiatives can – figuratively speaking – fill the national purse. Which is not to say that all ideas should be contested.
Strong voice of the V4 in the European Union is a top priority for Poland’s V4 Presidency, says Marcin Czapliński, National Visegrad Coordinator and Deputy Director at the European Policy Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.