The Czech Republic presents itself as one of the leaders in aid to Ukraine, which is affected by Russian aggression, and in the second half of last year it held the Presidency of the EU Council, thus taking important decisions. Our editorial team went to Brussels - the centre of EU affairs - to find out whether this is indeed the case. How has the Czech reaction to the war affected the country's position in the EU-27 or its reputation in the eyes of its international partners? Žiga Faktor, head of the EUROPEUM Institute's Brussels office, commented on the following topics.
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Certainly in terms of activities, whether immediate ones that were actually related to the start of the war in Ukraine or to the Czech Presidency. So, the Czech Republic has made a really good name for itself in Brussels over the last 12 months and the spirit of the Czech Presidency is still there.
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