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Slovak Presidency of the EU Council: Implications for the Visegrad Group
Slovak Presidency of the EU Council: Implications for the Visegrad Group

Author(s): Łukasz Ogrodnik
Subject(s): EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment
Published by: Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych
Keywords: Slovakia; Central Europe; EU Council presidency; Visegrad Group
Summary/Abstract: Slovakia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union will be dominated by the debate on EU reform in light of Brexit. The government in Bratislava will try to link current community policy to its national interests and improvement of Slovakia’s image in Europe. Therefore, the Slovak position on possible institutional reform or energy policy may differ from the Polish stance. If the Visegrad Group has the ambition to use the Slovak presidency to strengthen its role in Europe, it will be necessary to develop a uniform approach to the key issues of the EU.

  • Page Count: 2
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Language: English