Forcing EU-nity? Ft. Cyril Svoboda, Czech Foreign Minister (2002-2006)
The EU has been tackling crisis after crisis in recent years – from debt to terrorism, regional conflicts and migration. And while its leaders have tried to produce collective political responses, many members are struggling to reconcile their national interests with the bloc's policies. How has this turbulence challenged the idea of European values, and is it prudent to force Europe's diverse voices to sing as one chorus? Oksana is joined by Cyril Svoboda, the former foreign affairs minister of the Czech Republic, to explore these issues.