Germany plans to build new hydrogen and gas-fired power plants while offering government incentives. As the European Commission continues its search for a new chief economist, it has set its sights on an Austrian candidate. The EU warns Italy to comply with international rules on rescuing at sea.
Europe in brief: EU-Ukraine summit aftermath, Franco-German Washington trip, no walls on Bosnia and Herzegovina-Croatian border
EU officials return from a meeting with the Ukrainian government in Kiev, leaving the door open for Ukraine’s accession to the EU. German and French economy ministers embark on a journey to Washington to discuss green subsidies plans with the Biden administration. Croatian president Andrej Plenković announces that his country will not build barriers of any kind along its border with Bosnia and Herzegovina.