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PM Szydło: Polexit not an option

Polexit is not being considered, and will never be considered by the Polish government, PM Szydło said, during an annual meeting of Polish ambassadors. “I want to be very clear here: The government will never agree to talk or think about Poland leaving the European Union,” she said.

Locked content EC to raise pressure on Poland – Reuters

The European Commission will ask EU member states to take a stand on whether the Polish government is abusing democratic standards, according to three sources quoted by Reuters. Brussels wants to discuss the case at the upcoming ministerial meeting planned for September 25. The discussion is aimed t...

Locked content Brussels not satisfied with Poland’s response over rule of law

Despite the previous media reports, the European Commission decided to continue its case against Poland for infringing the rule of law. “We remain open to dialogue, we remain open to finding constructive solutions. But, at the same time, we must discuss internally in the Commission, and with member ...

Locked content Slovenian PM: I would support sanctions against Poland if needed

Slovenian PM Miro Cerar said that his country would support punishing countries who infringe on EU’s core values. “If somebody would seriously endanger the rule of law in Europe, then Slovenia would support sanctions if they were needed,” he said in an interview with Bloomberg, pointing fingers at W...
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EU threatens Poland with Article 7

The European Commission is “very close” to triggering the EU’s Article 7 procedure against Poland — a move that can lead to the suspension of a member country’s voting rights, Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said, condemning the recent attempts by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) grouping...

Locked content EU criticizes Polish judiciary reforms

Leaders of two major European Parliament groups Guy Verhofstadt (Alde) and Manfred Weber (EPP) urged the EU and the European Commission to act. “By changing the law, Law and Justice (PiS) is turning its back for good on the independence of the judiciary. A red line was crossed yesterday. With this v...