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EU’s anti-coercive mechanism should include more powers for governments, legal opinion says

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 07 Sep 2022 10:59
  • 07 Sep 2022 10:56
EU governments should have a say in deciding whether a hostile action taken by a foreign country requires triggering the anti-coercion mechanism proposed by the European Commission last year, according to a legal opinion seen by MLex.
The analysis by the legal service of the Council of the EU also

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Joanna Sopinska

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Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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