German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the EU to seek a compromise in the ongoing rule of law conflict with Poland, the German news agency dpa has reported.
Poland wants the EU to be a powerful partner to leading global forces like China, Russia or the US, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Saturday after talks with Poland-visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Poland sent to Germany a firefighting rescue team and 70 devices to dry out flooded property on Monday to help with flood relief, the prime minister announced.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has said that a US-German deal that allows the completion of Russia’s disputed Nord Stream 2 (NS2) gas pipeline project poses a risk to the security of a large portion of Europe.
The US-German deal on the Nord Stream 2 (NS2) Russia-Germany gas pipeline does not change Poland's belief that the project is detrimental to the security of the whole of Europe, a deputy foreign minister has said.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has offered Chancellor Angela Merkel assistance in connection with devastating floods which have hit Germany, according to a deputy foreign minister.
A proposal by Germany and France to hold a summit between EU and Russian leaders has been attacked by the Polish prime minister, who said it would be a "reward” for the Russian president and his aggressive policies.
Poland’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Russia’s ambassador to Poland demanding that Russia withdraw its decision. Two other diplomats from Sweden and Germany are also reported to have been expelled for apparently attending the protests.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the Bundestag on Wednesday that her government would try to find a way to unblock the threat of a Polish and Hungarian veto of the EU's next seven-year budget.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday he had told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Poland will stick to its EU budget veto plan if a rule-of-law clause is tied to funding.