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Croatian wine defended
Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament (AGRI) rejected Slovenian request for a two-month extension of the deadline for objections to Delegated act of the European Commission, which gives the right to Croatian wine producers to label wines with protected designation of origin Istria - Croatia with name Teran, today in Brussels.
Croatian diplomacy must not stand still
MEP Tonino Picula commented on expectations ahead of the meeting of European commissioners in Strasbourg.
Picula defends Croatian winemakers
"Tonight I want to point out that Slovenian demand for two month postponement of the application of a delegated act that enables Croatian producers of teran to go to the European market, is unjustified", said MEP Tonino Picula at plenary session in Strasbourg.
Croatia is safe, but there is no absolute security
Security challenges in Southeast Europe was the topic of one of the panels at an international conference in Dubrovnik, attended by three defense ministers - Damir Krstičević from Croatia, Marina Pendeš from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Predrag Bosković from Montenegro, hosted by MEP and Head of Delegation for Relations with BiH and Kosovo, Tonino Picula.
Picula: Change the European visa stickers
MEP Tonino Picula warned that the current visa stickers are not in line with security standards and that is causing counterfeiting, during today's debate on mini plennary session in Brussels.
Croatia will not have the fate of Bulgaria and Romania
The only real step forward in fulfilling the conditions for Schengen in the last two years, is becoming a part of a common information system. Still, MEP Tonino Picula does not fear that Croatia will have the fate of Bulgaria and Romania.
Kosovo deserves European future
Third meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stabilization and Association of the EU and Kosovo (SAPC) was held on April 20 and 21 in Pristina, co-chaired by MEP Tonino Picula, Head of the European Parliament Delegation for Relations with BiH and Kosovo.
Otvoreno - Turkey after the referendum
How will Turkey look like after the referendum? What can we expect in relations with the United States and Russia and whether this is the end of Turkey's entry into the EU - those were the topics of the show Otvoreno with guests: MEP Tonino Picula, prof.dr.sc. Vlatko Cvrtila, Dean of Vern University, prof.dr.dc. Dejan Jović from the Faculty of Political Science in Zagreb and Vlado Vurušić, journalist from Jutarnji list.
Picula asked the Commission what are they planning with border traffic
Member of the European Parliament Tonino Picula sent a priority question to the European Commission about measures they are going to take to avoid crowds at border crossing points, that have emerged with beginning of the regulation controls on external borders.