In other Czech news, Prague is set to take over the rotating six-month presidency of the EU from France on Friday. This would be the second time Czechia has served as the president of the EU Council since it joined the bloc in 2004. It had been hoping for a smoother ride this time, unlike in 2009 when the government collapsed during its stint, causing its presidency to be judged a disaster.
The survey finds that 58 and 59 percent of EU citizens aren’t ready to accept rising energy and food prices
Ljubljana – Together with two European commissioners, Margaritis Schinas and Mariya Gabriel, Education Minister Igor Papič has expressed support for EU measures dedicated to helping Ukrainians students, the Education Ministry said on Thursday.
EU countries have reached agreements on proposed laws to combat climate change on Wednesday night. They backed the phasing out of new fossil fuel-powered cars by 2035 and the creation of a multi-billion-euro fund to protect poorer citizens from spending on products that produce carbon dioxide, Reuters reported.
Brussels – Following a meeting of the EU Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, where more ambitious green energy and energy efficiency targets were endorsed, Infrastructure Minister Bojan Kumer noted on Monday that EU member states had shown a high degree of unity in approving the general approach for the two most important Fit for 55 directives.
Ljubljana – Demokracija says in its latest editorial that Slovenia is currently ruled by politicians whose “godfathers” signed more than 30 years ago a document that supported a single-party, totalitarian and communist system, and that they “increasingly evidently represent a Trojan Horse within the EU and NATO”.