Poland's prime minister has said in an interview with PAP that the inactivity of the European People's Party (EPP), headed by Polish opposition leader Donald Tusk, must shoulder some of the blame for current Russia-Ukraine tensions.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has called on Donald Tusk, the leader of the European People's Party (EPP), to step down over the EPP's "erroneous" policy towards Russia.
Donald Tusk has said he will give up his role as president of the European People's Party (EPP) to be able to fully engage in "Polish affairs."
The centre-right European People's Party (EPP), the biggest grouping in the European Parliament, on Monday called upon Polish and Hungarian prime ministers to accept the linking of EU funds payouts with observance of the rule of law principles.
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."
The presidium of the European People's Party (EPP) Group in the European Parliament (EP) has called on the Polish government to declare a state of emergency and hold the presidential election, planned for May 10, after the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Parliament (EP) will debate distortions of European and World War Two history in Strasbourg next week on a motion by MEPs from Poland's Civic Platform (PO) and the Polish People's Party (PSL), both members of the EP's European People's Party (EPP) faction.
Polish President Andrzej Duda congratulated former European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday evening on his election as the European People's Party (EPP) leader.