Another step closer to no-deal Brexit?

British MPs said no to no-deal Brexit scenario and have sent PM Theresa May back to negotiate. But the EU says there is not much to negotiate considering the UK red lines. So is the likelihood of no-deal Brexit increasing again or do you see some room for negotiations of some alternative to Irish backstop? (Of course, we do not know what exactly would be a plan that would find a majority in the House of Commons).  Read few comments.


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Brexit: We can expect some nice words from the EU but the Withdrawal Agreement is settled

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Brexit negotiations and the future of EU-UK relations. Where are we heading?

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Migration: How important is EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia?

Slovakia’s PM Peter Pellegrini visited HQ of EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia and said Bratislava will support extension of the mandate for the operation.  In the framework of what the EU is doing re migration how important and how effective is this operation? Read few comments.

Credit: EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia

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Is Italy’s populist government a disruptive force?

Slovakia’s PM Peter Pellegrini just visited Italy. Of course, EU topics were prominently on the table. How would you shortly assess the role new Italy’s government plays at the EU stage, as many people were worried that this populist government will be a disruptive force? Is it, or not, and why? Read few comments.

Slovakia’s PM Peter Pellegrinin (L) just visited Italy and met PM Giuseppe Conte. Credit> Facebook of PM Peter Pellegrini

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What to expect in the post-Merkel era?

As Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to step down in 2021, what does it mean for German politics, and what for European politics? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel. Credit: https://www.bundeskanzlerin.de

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What has changed in the EU migration debate?

At the EU summit in June leaders agreed on exploring a concept of regional disembarkation platforms outside of the EU and controlled centres set up in Member States. On Thursday EU summit should discuss the issue of migration and there will be a report on progress. But what progress from June, it seems MSs are not very keen on implementing June’s conclusions. Would you say that something has changed in the EU regarding the migration debate? Read few comments.
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