The proposal presented by the European Commission on Wednesday makes it possible to start a debate on the future of the next EU budget, stated Jerzy Kwieciński, the Polish Investment and Development Minister. Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymański added, that the proposal is still imperfect.
The US President, European leaders and royalty have congratulated the Polish nation on the 227th anniversary of the declaration of Poland's ground-breaking May 3rd Constitution.
Polish President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday that he will request the Senate (upper house) to hold a constitutional referendum on November 10 and 11 this year, as Poland marked 227 years since the adoption of the groundbreaking Constitution of May 3, 1791.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda awarded state distinctions to Polish diaspora activists during a ceremony marking the National Flag Day on May 2. The Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad Day also falls on May 2.
A controversial bill could see thousands of Jewish groups and individuals claiming financial compensation from Poland for loss of property during WWII.The S 447 bill passed by the US Congress on Tuesday April 24 will oblige the US State Department to produce regular reports on “the return of or restitution for wrongfully seized or transferred Holocaust-era assets.”
"Poland needs higher wages" was the motto of a May 1 rally organised by the All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ) in Warsaw. Demonstrations were also organised by trade unions and leftist organisations in other Polish cities.
During his recent visits to New York, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz made several statements on Poland's priorities during the country's one-month presidency of the UN Security Council that started on May 1.
Guided by responsibility for Polish national air carrier LOT employees and the company, and taking into account the inconvenience to passengers, trade unions operating in LOT have decided not to stage a strike on Tuesday, May 1.
Respondents are almost split in half in their opinions on Polish foreign policy since the governing party Law and Justice (PiS) took over power in 2015, with 40 percent voicing positive opinions and 41 percent saying the opposite, a poll has shown.
Lawmakers from Poland's main opposition party, Civic Platform (PO), submitted no-confidence motions to the Sejm (lower house) on Monday against a deputy PM and the family minister over the unresolved problem of the disabled.