Locked content Tusk: We need to stop radicals in their march for power

President of the the European Council Donald Tusk joined other leaders in a debate in Rome on the state of the European Union, warning against anti-EU sentiment that fuels nationalism on the continent. “We need to stop the radicals in their march to power,” Tusk said. “From Poland ...

Locked content PM Szydło dissolves anti-discrimination council

On April 27, Prime Minister Beata Szydło abolished Poland’s Council for the Prevention of Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance by a Law and Justice government decree (it comes into force on June 1). The council was tasked with ensuring coordination between government insti...

Poland commemorates Smoleńsk crash anniversary

On Sunday, Poland marked the sixth anniversary of a plane crash in Smoleńsk, which killed 96 people, including President Lech Kaczyński and his wife. This year’s celebrations were the first since conservative party Law and Justice (PiS) led by Jarosław Kaczyński, twin brother of late president...

Locked content Tusk: Poland should respect Venice Commission opinion

President of the European Council Donald Tusk said on Thursday that Poland should respect the opinion of Council of Europe’s Venice Commission concerning the Constitutional Tribunal law. “Undoubtedly, Poland is at a turning point when it comes to reputation, when it comes to the assessme...

Locked content Tusk to economic migrants: Don’t come to Europe

President of the European Council Donald Tusk, told a press conference after a meeting with Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in Athens that it is pointless to apply for asylum in the European Union. “Do not come to Europe. Do not believe the smugglers. Do not risk your lives and yo...

Locked content Tusk: ‘Make or break’ summit for British deal

The President of the European Council has said that Thursday’s EU/UK renegotiation talks are a “make or break summit.” Donald Tusk spoke briefly to reporters outside the Brussels talks. “We are in the middle of very difficult and sensitive negotiations on the UK question̷...

Tusk tours Europe ahead of EU Summit

EU Council President Donald Tusk said in Athens that excluding Greece from the Schengen zone will not solve Europe’s migrant problem, but acknowledged the crisis was testing European cohesion to its limits.

Locked content MSZ: New agreement between EU and UK won’t affect Poles already ...

The current negotiations between the EU and the UK will not impact Poles already living there in any way, said the Minister of Foreign Affairs (MSZ) Witold Waszczykowski. He noted that any agreements made between the two groups would only affect future migrants to the UK. The MSZ head added that the...

Tusk tables proposal for Cameron

European Council President Donald Tusk has presented  British PM David Cameron with a draft deal regarding the UK’s reformed membership in the EU. It met with Cameron’s approval.

Locked content Tusk: There is no agreement with the UK

European Council President Donald Tusk announced on Sunday, after meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron, that “there is no agreement” about the UK’s reformed membership in the EU. A breakthrough was reached on the matter of restricting benefits for EU migrants,  however...