The European Commission has decided to turn to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) over a dispute with Poland for "undermining the independence of the national telecoms regulator."
A province in southern Poland threatened with the loss of EU funding has annulled a so-called anti-LGBT declaration.
Poland asked Brussels to impose more sanctions on Minsk at a meeting of EU ambassadors in Brussels on Wednesday, PAP has learnt from its sources.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has accused the European Union of applying "double standards" when it comes to conservative countries in the EU and added that this can be harmful to European integration.
Przemyslaw Czarnek, the education minister, has rejected a proposal made by opposition leader Donald Tusk to change the Polish constitution in order to make it harder for Poland to leave the EU, saying there is “no need to add or change anything”.
The Polish prime minister has stated that Poland's place is in the European Union but added that this could not mean the end of its sovereignty.
Donald Tusk, a long-time adversary of Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has challenged him to change the country's constitution so that leaving the EU would require more votes in parliament.
The demands of the European Commission and the European Parliament for the prime minister to withdraw his motion sent to the country’s Constitutional Tribunal hit at Poland’s sovereignty, the leader of the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) wrote in a letter.
Donald Tusk, leader of Poland's main opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform (PO), has said that today true and mature patriotism also calls for keeping Poland in the EU.
President Andrzej Duda has described Poland's membership in the European Union as an achievement of civilisation and stated that Poland wants to be an active participant in the EU.