Articles for category: Europe

William Malcolm

Czech Finance Minister Attends ECOFIN Council Meeting

The Czech finance minister, Ivan Pilny, on Tuesday attended a meeting of the Eurozone focusing on the fiscal rules governing the Eurozone and on the future of the banking union.  The presence of the Czech finance minister was in response to a request from the Czech government for the Czech Republic to be granted observer ...

milos zeman

Czech President Milos Zeman to EU: Russian Sanctions Foolish

The EU’s latest stance on anti-Russian sanctions ‘looks hypocritical’ and demonstrates Brussels’ ambivalence, Czech President Milos Zeman said on Thursday night in a TV Barrandov broadcast.   “I assert that the European Union’s decision to announce anti-Russian sanctions was a foolish thing to do. Now other [European politicians] say the same,” he said. “The United ...