Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed the Commission’s “concern” after Poland’s top court ruled that the country’s independent commissioner for human rights should leave his post.
The EC has appealed for Belarusian authorities to cease actions directed against members of the Union of Poles in Belarus (ZPB) and has declared its support for Poland, an EC spokesperson told PAP on Thursday.
Eighty MEPs on Wednesday appealed to the EC not to resign from natural gas as an interim fuel in the energy transition process.
The European Commission wants the draft of Poland's National Recovery Plan (KPO) amended because it puts too little focus on reforms, the newspaper Dziennik Gazeta Prawna wrote on Monday citing insiders in Brussels.
Poland's prime minister said on Thursday that he will again press the European Commission for a substantial supply of vaccines for Poland.
Poland's National Recovery Plan (KPO) is a collection of random investments in which state-owned enterprises are offered undue preferences, the Lewiatan Confederation has said.
The European Commission has told PAP it will call on the Belarusian authorities to drop charges against members of the Union of Poles in Belarus (ZPB) and to immediately and unconditionally release them.
The European Commission decided to bring a case against Poland to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in order to the protect the independence of the Polish judges.
A spokesman for the European Commission said on Wednesday that it will take swift and decisive action regarding the continued operation of the Polish Supreme Court's Disciplinary Chamber, which Brussels claims breaks EU law.
The Polish prime minister has said the government has been constantly asking the European Commission to make more vaccine doses available to Poland so it can achieve herd immunity.