As the European Commission is currently reviewing the EU budget, the Greek and Italian Prime Ministers have warned the Visegrad Group (V4) – Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary – that they will veto their access to structural funds.

Athens and Rome demand the V4 group to comply with the European Commission’s mandatory refugee relocation plan put forward a year ago.

The plan envisages the relocation of 160,000 asylum seekers from Greece and Italy across the bloc. The European ...


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