Energy crisis threatens Europe with revolution – Czech Minister

Growing energy crisis threatens negative consequences for the political system of the Czech Republic, if a European solution is not found, the situation will begin to threaten the European Union and risks escalate into revolution.

This opinion was expressed by the Czech Minister of justice Pavel blažek on speech in the chamber of deputies, reports the portal iDnes.

“If the government will not solve the crisis in the energy sector, it will not stay here long,” said Blazek.

The situation in the social sphere and the mood of citizens are the most dramatic in more than 30 years — since 1989, said the head of the Czech Ministry of justice.

In that year, in Czechoslovakia’s Velvet revolution took place — the peaceful protests of the residents of the Republic led to the ouster of the Communist party and the election of President václav Havel.

Blažek felt that the situation is even worse than I think the opposition, but did not agree with their proposal to the chamber of deputies to take measures to curb rising prices.

The Minister urged instead to limit the margin of manufacturers and traders of fuel, expressing confidence that this solution will not be the reason for a claim of damages.

In the opposition party ANO warned about plans to Express a vote of no confidence in the coalition government of Prime Minister Petr Fiala with the party of Freedom and direct democracy (SPD). The first political force holds 72 seats in the Council of deputies of the Czech Republic, the second 34.

The head of the ANO and ex-Finance Minister Alena Schiller called the speech Blazeka meaningful, urging to come up with such words a head of government or representatives of the Ministry of Finance.

The cost of energy and fertilizers in Europe has increased against the background of Russian military operations in Ukraine and sanctions that violated the supply chain. The result of the EU countries are faced with a record over several decades, rising prices, including for food and utilities.

On the eve of the Czech Republic initiated an emergency meeting of EU energy Ministers to discuss measures to resolve the situation.

“The rise in energy prices is indicative of a clear market failure. <...> All the experts agree that if we want to find a solution, it must be agreed at the European level,” he called on Prime Minister Fiala.

He pointed out that this issue “has the whole of Europe”.

Energy market “to some extent” is out of control, stability ceases to respond to the good news, said the Czech Minister of industry and trade of Joseph shekel, passed the portal Náš Region.

Prague authorities called the energy crisis of the reason that September will no longer be paid compensation hotels and Inns for the accommodation of the Ukrainian refugees. Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib explained that the funds should be redirected to mitigate the sharp rise in price of energy, wrote the portal Prahian.

Prague paid for these purposes, 140 CZK per person per day, the state support from the face of the Czech government for the same purpose is 250 CZK per person per day.