The Polish prime minister has invited MEPs to visit Poland to see for themselves the apparent success of the government’s social policy and poverty reduction campaign.
The European Parliament has asked the European Court of Justice (CJEU) to accelerate procedures in connection with the complaint of Poland and Hungary against the EU's mechanism of linking EU funds with the rule of law, PAP has learnt.
A European Parliament resolution on Poland's abortion rights is an unprecedented attempt to interfere with the country's internal legal issues that are not covered by EU treaties, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal president, Julia Przylebska, has said.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday criticising the ban on the right to abortion in Poland.
Law and Justice MEPs have expressed their “indignation” at what they call the unequal treatment of member states after a European parliament body refused to hold a vote on initiating proceedings against Katarina Barley, the parliament’s vice president.
The leaders of five EP factions in a Friday letter to Poland's PM Mateusz Morawiecki protested against Poland's recent ban on abortion on foetal damage grounds, which they called an "unprecedented attack on the rights and freedoms of women."
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau said on Thursday that statements by European Parliament (EP) Vice-President Katerina Barley concerning the rule of law in Poland, undermined the seriousness of the EP and Germany's EU presidency.
MEPs representing Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) will submit a motion to recall European Parliament Vice-President Katarina Barley over her statement that Hungary "must be starved financially," PiS MEP Ryszard Legutko told PAP on Monday.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday according to which the rule of law continues to deteriorate in Poland.
An EP debate on the situation in Poland is scheduled for Monday afternoon, EP press services informed PAP on Thursday. On the agenda among others will be Warsaw's rule of law conflict with the EC and the introduction of "LGBT-free zones" in some Polish regions.