EU has border guards, is moving with ETIAS system, migration compacts and Turkey deal (whatever we think about this) is still at place. How would you assess the last six months of management and solving of migration crisis from the EU maybe also taking into account that Slovakia just had rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU (and for better or worse my country was also somehow in the spotlight of migration crisis)? Read few comments.
As we approach the end of the Presidency, this time I would would like to ask you for your view on the last six months. How do you perceive Slovak EU Presidency, what positives and negatives would you underline? Read few comments.
What should be discussed, and why, to move the EU forward? And BTW, in your opinion, is it even possible to move the EU forward (whatever it means)? It seems that security in various forms is one of the topics which may somehow bring EU members states together and will be prominently discussed also on the upcoming informal EU summit in Bratislava. Read few comments.
It seems that security is one of the topics which may somehow bring EU members states together and will be prominently discussed also on upcoming informal EU summit in Bratislava. We even hear statements about European Army (but of course we have also NATO). But it also seems that EU states are pretty divided on many issues and security is something like the lowest common denominator. What is your opinion on this, can the EU in such atmosphere move the discussion about security into something concrete? Read few comments.
As Gymnich is taking place in Bratislava we are probably more than ever in the paradoxical situation that everybody is talking about the usefulness of common foreign policy but many countries are not willing to give more power to Brussels. How do you see this old-new problem, any way out of this? Read few comments.
In general, what would you expect from Slovakia EU Presidency from July 1st? What role should Presidency play in the situation we are right now in the EU? Read few comments.