World European Law: The EU warns Poland, which denounces a "blackmail"
The struggle for a European Poland
at the topic may also be the future of the European Union. Against the conservative forces in Warsaw and the judgment of the Constitutional Court, resistance - not only in Brussels. © Attila Husejnow / Zumapress / Picture Alliance More commonality as a separating? The flags of the EU and Poland According to the judgment of the Polish Constitutional Court on EU law , France and Germany have prompted the government in Warsaw to comply with EU rules.
P Asse of arms between the European Union (EU and Poland. The European Commission notified Tuesday 19 October that it was going to act to defend the "common values" of the EU, in a Poland that has been in open conflict with Brussels for years. Prime Minister Polish, Mateusz Morawiecki, denounced a "blackmail" of the EU towards his country on the primacy of European law, while the Warsaw recovery plan is frozen by Brussels.
"We will not let our common values be endangered. The Commission will act, "said Ursula von der Leyen before the European Parliament after the decision of the Polish Constitutional Court challenged the primacy of European law
Poles rally to defend the EU membership amid fear of ‘Polexit’
Opposition leader Donald Tusk has called for protests to defend Poland’s continued membership in the 27-nation bloc. © Provided by Al Jazeera Donald Tusk, leader of the Polish opposition party Civic Platform, addressed pro-EU demonstrators in Warsaw [Wojtek Radwanski/AFP] Addressing the crowds, Tusk warned that a “pseudo court” had decided to take Poland out of the EU by order of the governing party’s leader, in violation of the constitution. “We want an independent, law-abiding, democratic and fair Poland,” Tusk said before the crowd sang the national anthem.
Dispute with Brussels: Poland raises EU "blackmail" deputy react
in the dispute over the rule of law between Warsaw and Brussels has accused the Polish head of government Mateusz Morawiecki of the EU "blackmail". "I do not agree that politicians press Poland and threaten Poland," said Prime Minister on Tuesday before the EU Parliament in Strasbourg. © AP The Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki EU Commission President of the Leyen, on the other hand, reaffirmed the EU "it does not allow our common values to be set to play".
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a Europe of defense to defend what?Ursula von der Leyen listed on Tuesday, his options. The Commission could trigger against Poland a new offense procedure, which can lead to a referral to the EU Court of Justice. It has also at its disposal since January a tool to suspend or reduce the funds paid to a state that does not respect the principles of the rule of law.
Poland told to pay €1m a day in legal row with EU .
The ruling is the latest step in an escalating dispute over Poland's legal reforms.Earlier this year, Poland was ordered to suspend a controversial disciplinary chamber but has not yet done so.