(ČIA) Representatives of the government, trade unions and employers have agreed that the Green Deal and taxonomy has to factor in nuclear power and gas so that the Czech Republic remains competitive and can meet EU’s climate goals. After a meeting of the Council of Economic and Social Agreement, this statement was made by Prime Minister Petr Fiala (ODS). He added that the next meeting of the tripartite would probably take place on February 2, 2022 to discuss the budget. Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions chairman Josef Středula said that the government advisory body for the European Green Deal would be expanded with social partners. He added that within its framework, he also wanted to look at banks' strategy that wanted to finance only companies intending to invest in sufficiently green projects.