Will both sides put aside the wider politics of Brexit to protect EU-UK security bonds?

In her speech at Munich Security Conference PM Theresa May has warned of damaging consequences if the UK were to leave the EU without continuing existing security arrangements. What do you see as the biggest obstacles to achieve the security arrangements between the both sides, do you think May’s speech has eliminated some of those obstacles, and if this is not successfully established what kind of damaging consequences do you expect? Read few comments.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Credit: https://www.gov.uk/

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Manfred Weber: Without the EU, the Member States would appear weakened and at the mercy of world events

My email interview with Manfred Weber, leader of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament. The interview was first publish in Slovak in Pravda.

Manfred Weber is the Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament and Vice-President of the Bavarian CSU. Credit: eppgroup.eu

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What does GroKo mean for Germany?

What positive and negative do you make out of GroKo deal in terms of German domestic politics and EU (foreign) policy? And what about the SPD’s party referendum? Read few comments.

Chancellor Angela Merkel and SPD leader Martin Schulz. Credit: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/

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Will the EU unity over Russia sanctions grow more fickle?

At the last EU summit we have seen how leaders agreed to roll over Russia sanctions but after intense discussion, Hungary, Greece opposed, Slovak PM Robert Fico called Russia a strategic partner (and now we have a government in Austria with pro-Russian FPO). Do you think it will be possible to keep sanction intact, that unity in the EU will prevail in the future, or not and why? Read few comments.
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What’s next for Austria with right-far right coalition?

Sebastian Kurz said that Austrians voted two months ago and they made a fundamental decision for change in our country. In your opinion how much this change will be driven by radical populist FPÖ (they have MFA, MoD, and also Interior Ministry) and how much is it going to change domestic and European politics of Austria? Read few comments.

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen ÖVP leader Sebastian Kurz und FPÖ chairman Heinz-Christian Strache. Credit: http://www.bundespraesident.at/Peter Lechner/HBF

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What does PM May’s defeat in the Commons mean for Brexit?

What does the UK government defeat in the Parliament mean domestically for Brexit what effect it may have on the negotiation with the EU? Read few comments.


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EU migration quota system: A room for compromise?

Amid EU migration proposal of Estonian presidency would you say it might lead to a compromise among EU member states and  how important it would be? Read few comments.
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