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Economy & Jobs 01-06-2017

Billionaire Czech politician leading polls rules out joining euro

The Czech Republic should not adopt the euro because it would "bring nothing good," former finance minister Andrej Babis, the front-runner in October's general election, said in an interview today (1 June).
Global Europe 01-07-2016

Slovakia advocates returning EU power to capitals

Speaking to Brussels journalists on a press trip to Bratislava, the Slovak premier, and his foreign minister, shed light on their ambitions for steering the Union for the next six months, and laying the groundwork for a rethink of the EU, following the shock of the UK referendum.
Central Europe 17-11-2014

Czechs mark Velvet Revolution anniversary with red cards and candles

Czechs marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism in Prague on Monday by again marching in protest, this time waving red cards, rather than jangling their keys to serve notice to unpopular rulers.
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Europe's East 12-11-2012

MEP Kukan on the Velvet Divorce

  Asked to compare Czechoslovakia's Velvet Divorce two decades ago to today's separatist tendencies in Europe, Slovak MEP Eduard Kukan says separatism alone cannot lead to the creation of a state.   Eduard Kukan is an MEP from the European People's Party and chairs the delegation on relations with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo. He was Slovakia's foreign minister from 1998 to 2006.
Elections 07-11-2012

Slovak MEP: ‘Acceleration of history’ may redraw borders

Today’s economic crisis acts as a catalyst for the “acceleration of history”, a phenomenon similar to the times after the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, which brought something which was not expected - the split of Czechoslovakia - former Slovak foreign minister and current MEP Eduard Kukan told EURACTIV.
Future EU 07-11-2012

Kukan: Separatism alone cannot lead to creation of a state

Asked to compare Czechoslovakia's Velvet Divorce two decades ago to today's separatist tendencies in Europe, Slovak MEP Eduard Kukan says separatism alone cannot lead to the creation of a state.
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