30th May 2023


Hungary blocks EU deal on minimum corporate tax

Hungary is opposing a global agreement on a minimum corporate tax rate, forcing EU finance ministers to possibly delay a vote planned for Friday on transposing it into EU law. A deal had been expected on Friday after Poland dropped its opposition, Reuters reported, but Hungary has emerged against the plans. Hungary's recovery plan has not been approved by the EU Commission over rule-of-law concerns, while Poland's has.

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Equatorial Guinea: a 'tough nut' for the EU

The relationship between one of Africa's smallest countries, run by the world's longest-serving dictator, remains difficult — especially after the European Parliament broke its 20-year silence on human rights in the country.

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