Poland wants to see freedom and democracy in Belarus and promises the support of the whole EU, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday in Katowice, southern Poland. The situation in Belarus will be the subject of a Wednesday online EU summit.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has appealed to the heads of the European Commission and the European Council to convene an extraordinary summit regarding Belarus, the government spokesman announced on Monday morning.
In the opinion of a Frankfurter Rundschau journalist, Poland has achieved success at the EU summit, since it has won the largest amount of money from both the newly negotiated EU budget and the Recovery Fund.
Commenting on the recent EU summit, Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told Austrian public broadcaster Osterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) that Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki demonstrated an unflinching stance at the recent EU budget summit.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki, on Wednesday, in his report to the Sejm (lower house) on the results of the marathon EU summit, said that Poland was the biggest beneficiary of the Cohesion Fund, while the agreed upon EU budget raises Poland's chances for a golden decade.
Leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party Jarosław Kaczyński told PAP on Tuesday that the result of the EU summit "is a huge success of Poland, since we have achieved as much as possible."
Poland as a top beneficiary of the EU's next long-term budget and the bloc's recovery package has achieved an unprecedented success, Polish European Affairs Minister Konrad Szymanski said on Tuesday, commenting on the deal reached by EU leaders earlier in the day.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki, speaking in Brussels on Monday, the fourth day of the EU's marathon summit, reiterated Poland's opposition to the rule of law conditions to be included in the bloc's budget and linking recovery fund payments with climate goals.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Brussels on Sunday that Poland cannot agree to the proposal for a very general rule of law clause, since it poses a huge threat not only to Poland, but also to Central Europe.
Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Brussels that, despite two days of talks, there were still deep differences among EU members over the allocation of funds and the governance of the recovery fund and its structure, namely the proportion between grants and loans.