The Czech Prime Minister said at the joint press conference that he was convinced the V4 cooperation had a future. He underscored that the meeting in Kosice was important, as ‘an open dialogue can be held even on issues on which there are different views.’
The Paks nuclear power plant currently prevents the emission of 14.5 million tons of carbon dioxide per year, and with the expansion, this will increase by another 17 million tons. In addition, about four billion cubic metres less natural gas will have to be used per year.
Hardships do not promote solidarity; they only serve to apply more federalist and progressive pressure on cornered nations. As Saint-Just proclaimed during the French revolution, ‘there is no freedom for the enemies of freedom’, today the ruling elite says: ‘There is no rule of law for the enemies of the rule of law’.
Due to the energy crisis, high gas prices and the reduction in the availability of Russian sources, infrastructural developments that make alternative sources available to the region are once again booming in Europe.