Five answers to Parliament Magazine
Tonino Picula spoke to Parliament Magazine about his favorite books and memories, but also about local politics
We need “glocalized” economy
In an interview for Lider, Tonino Picula spoke about tensions in trade relations between EU, USA, and China.
Protests in the USA galvanize existing crisis
In an interview for Novi list, Croatian Member of the European parliament, and recently elected standing rapporteur for relations with the United States of America, Tonino Picula commented on the current situation in the U.S.
EU needs solidarity and corona bonds to recover
The EU should not wait for the economic boom in Germany to help the weakest members recover, Picula pointed out
COVID must not be pretext for authoritarian outbursts
For Slobodna Dalmacija, Dalmiatia's weekly, Picula estimated that the government did not have a constitutional foundation for some of its decisions in managing the crisis
Vučić goes further and further from democratic standards
For the media in Montenegro and Serbia, Picula commented on EU assistance to these countries in the fight against COVID-19, the violation of democratic standards, and the road to the EU
Political fixation on Herceg-Bosna further complicates the position of Croats in BiH
As Parliamentary Rapporteur for the Western Balkans, MEP Picula, in an interview for Novi List, commented his expectations from the new EU enlargement methodology and future activities in the field.
Pressure from Montenegrin citizens would accelerate reforms on the road to the EU
In an interview for the Podgorica Monitor Picula explained in which areas Montenegro should make progress towards the EU accession, and discussed the new enlargement methodology
Restoring EU credibility should be the biggest success of Zagreb Summit
In an interview for Al Jazeera Balkans Picula analyzes the achievements of the new enlargement policy and opportunities for countries candidates.