Council Presidency and Brexit: from unexpected calm to likely storm
Vladimír Bilčík, as part of the project Think Visegrad, published an analysis of the Slovak Council Presidency and Brexit.
Vladimír Bilčík, as part of the project Think Visegrad, published a text focused on Brexit and Council Presidency, which was at that time held by the Slovak Republic.
Several direct protagonists of Slovakia’s EU Council Presidency have underlined how representatives of member states in Brussels managed to separate the issue of Brexit from regular Council agenda. Although, upon the results of the UK referendum, many thought that Slovakia’s agenda for EU Council Presidency would be completely derailed by the possible consequences of the British referendum, the UK decision did not sweep aside original priorities. In short, the Council Presidency operated under business as usual.
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