A special EU summit on the community's 2021-27 budget closed on Friday evening in Brussels with no consensus after countries belonging to the so-called Friends of Cohesion Group rejected the EC's budget proposal.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki arrived in Brussels on Thursday to take part in an extraordinary EU summit devoted to the bloc's 2021-2027 budget.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Brussels on Thursday that the new EU budget proposals, which Poland had received, were better than the previous ones.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has arrived in Brussels on Thursday to take part in an extraordinary EU summit devoted to the bloc's 2021-2027 budget.
The EU summit in Brussels on Thursday exempted Poland from the 2050 climate neutrality deal. Informing about the decision on Thursday night, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said it met Poland's expectations.
The pace in which the EU states attain climate neutrality must be differentiated according to the level of their economic development, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday in Brussels before the opening of the EU summit.
"We want this to be a fair budget. The talks will certainly be tough, but they will end well or very well for Poland," Morawiecki told reporters. In this context he said that Poland and numerous other countries suggested the discontinuation of special provisions for some EU members to make the EU budget fairer for all.
Poland will not accept the Finnish EU presidency's proposals regarding the post-2020 EU budget, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday in Brussels. Morawiecki stressed that agricultural and cohesion funding had to be secured.
The Brexit agreement between the EU and Britain is a big success and secures Polish interests, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday in Brussels before the start of the EU summit.
The prime ministers of Visegrad Group (V4) countries Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary appealed on Wednesday to EU Council head Donald Tusk for a debate on launching EU accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia at this week's EU summit.