Poland has fulfilled all EU requirements related to the country's disciplinary panel for judges and therefore Brussels should suspend financial penalties levelled against Warsaw for not complying with an EU court ruling, a presidential aid has claimed.
A new package of sanctions imposed by the EU on Russia is a "good step," Poland's foreign minister wrote on Twitter on Thursday after the EU's passage of the sanctions earlier that day.
EU member states on Wednesday started working on the seventh package of sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, the Polish ambassador to the EU has said.
Poland has demanded the EU to impose stricter sanctions on Russia, to embrace gas, crude oil, banks, services, IT and overland/maritime transport, according to a PAP source.
There will be no food shortages either in Poland or in the European Union due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a Polish deputy agriculture minister has said.
The EU members have reached a consensus to ban imports of Russian gold, Poland's foreign minister informed on Monday in Brussels.
Poland has complied with the EU's demand for the closure of a disciplinary chamber for judges at Poland's Supreme Court and should no longer be fined, a government official said on Monday.
Most Poles would like to see an increase in the powers of EU member states at the expense of a more federalised bloc.
Marek Suski, head of the ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) caucus, has said Poland will not yield to what he called blackmail from Brussels over the country's rule of law standards.
Andrzej Sadoś, Poland's ambassador to the EU, has told PAP that he is counting on the quick adoption of the latest EU sanctions package against Russia which was presented by the European Commission on Friday.