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 does Eurozone need?

While hardly a big reform of Eurozone Franco-German plan still faces opposition, see e. g. 19eba02a-75fd-11e8-b326-75a27d 27ea5f In your opinion what are the most important concrete step Eurozone should focus on, and why? Read few comments.

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Macron has a tough road ahead

French President Emmanuel Macron is in the office almost for one year. How do you assess Macron’s ability to reform the EU? Macron showed some concerns for the EU future as he just said in Strasbourg that in these difficult times, the European democracy is our best chance and that we see authoritarians all around us, and the answer is not authoritarian democracy. Read few comments.

French President Emmanuel Macron. Credit:

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Eurozone: France-Germany agreement as a good compromise for everyone else?

Paris and Berlin would like take the big decisions on eurozone by June. But would you say that the others are on board, do you find this politically feasible? Read few comments.

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Greece: Snap election and the future of bailout deal

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned after seven months in office.

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Early elections for Greece?

What do you think about the prospect of early elections in Greece, will Alexis Tsipras’s government survive or would you say that situation in Syriza will lead the country to snap elections? Read few comments.

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Eurozone with own government? Is this a good idea?

French President Hollande says: I have proposed taking up Jacques Delors’ idea about euro government, with the addition of a specific budget and a parliament to ensure democratic control. Do you think that some kind of Eurozone government (or at least Eurozone Finance Minister) is future of Eurozone? Should it be future or Eurozone, or maybe not so much? Read few comments.

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