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Energy ministers approve package of measures to prepare the EU for next winter


The Czech Presidency ended the last meeting of energy ministers in Brussels with another great success. The ministers agreed on a key measure to help stabilise gas prices in the European Union, protect consumers, and ensure the competitiveness… more ►

Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine: EU adopts 9th package of economic and individual sanctions


In response to Russia’s continuing war of aggression against Ukraine and the gravity of the current escalation against civilians and civilian infrastructure, the Council adopted today a ninth package of new measures intended to step up… more ►

European Council: EU leaders discuss support for Ukraine and energy


On Thursday, 15 December 2022, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala attended the last regular European Council meeting of the year in Brussels. It was also the last meeting of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU, after which Sweden will… more ►

Prime Minister Fiala attends EU-ASEAN Summit in Brussels


On Wednesday, 14 December 2022, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala attended the summit of the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Brussels. On behalf of the European Union, Prime Minister Fiala signed a… more ►

General Affairs Council meeting was held in Brussels


The last formal meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC) under the Czech Presidency took place in Brussels on Tuesday, 13 December 2022. The Czech Republic was represented by Minister for European Affairs Mikuláš Bek, who chaired… more ►

EU ministers expand sanctions against Iran


Sanctions against Iran, further support for Ukraine, and support for the Eastern Partnership states in their efforts to accede to the European Union. Such were the main topics of the one-day meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on… more ►

EU agriculture and fisheries ministers agree on fishing opportunities for next year. The task is also to put the new Common Agricultural Policy into practice


The Council of Ministers agreed on fishing quotas for the member states concerned in Union waters and in certain waters outside the Union for 2023. Ministers also reviewed the current situation on agricultural markets in the context of the war… more ►