Next Generation EU to boost enlargement
Croatian MEP Tonino Picula participated in a press conference organized by EP Office in Zagreb prior to this week’s plenary session.
Fisheries and Agriculture Funds to help the vulnerable
Picula backed EC measures to help EU economies and the corona virus fight, stressed the need for transparent spending
Urgently assist those who lost income, small and medium-sized enterprises
Picula emphasized the need for minimum fees for those who would be left without income due to the corona virus, and advocated for small, medium and micro enterprises.
No country outside the EU can enjoy the same rights as EU Members
EU-UK negotiations are based on four fundamental freedoms, and citizens' well-being and rights must remain in focus, Picula told at a plenary session in Strasbourg.
New methodology is a step forward, but it is up to the Member States to deliver on their promises, MEP Picula said at a plenary session in Strasbourg tonight.
Situation in Iran, Iraq and Libya
MEP Picula called for de-escalation of conflicts and refraining from unilateral actions because they have a multiplying effect on regional as well as global security.
Annual report on the implementation of the common foreign and security policy
MEP Picula said that greater emphasis should be placed on the Western Balkans as a priority of the common foreign, security and defense policy.