Pristina’s provocations & the EU’s ultimatums bear echoes of the same coercion Serbia was subject to during the Rambouillet accords over 20 years ago.
While the collective West insist on BiH’s compliance with their policy, they also paradoxically stress their commitment to its sovereignty.
Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Denys Shmyhal has requested more weapons from the EU, suggesting Ukraine could help alleviate the EU’s energy crisis.
The PM rejected the move on grounds it would be disastrous for the Hungarian economy, but made clear he is willing to negotiate.
Poland look set to oppose the initiative in its current form, and are leading a growing number of member states calling for amendments to be made.
The EU must reflect on its use of clout and rhetoric in arriving at this point, to avoid future crises.
The DUP are threatening the collapse of the Stormont unless amendments are made to the NI Protocol.
Could EU initiatives declared to mitigate the social impact of draconian health restrictions, make visions of a ‘social Europe’ ever more elusive.