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Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis
Babis: EU Commission’s Budget Plan ‘Too Big’

The European Commission’s budget plan proposed on Wednesday is too big, news agency CTK quoted Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis as saying on Wednesday. “The sum of 750 billion euros, by which the Commission is proposing to raise the budget, is huge, it is nearly three quarters of the current seven-year budget … The total […]

EU Car Sales Fall To Record Low

New auto sales in the European Union fell by a record 76.3 percent year-on-year to 270,682 in April due to the coronavirus crisis, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reports. Most EU car dealerships were closed throughout April as a result of anti-coronavirus measures. “The first full month of COVID-19-related restrictions has led to the […]

MEPs Call On Babis To Resolve Conflict Of Interest

The Budgetary Control Committee of the European Parliament is calling on Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resolve his conflict of interest as a matter of urgency. Budgetary Control Committee Press Release: Czechia must establish system to protect EU funds against conflicts of interest If the Commission confirms PM Babis’ alleged conflict of interest, he has […]