Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, commenting on Frans Timmermans's candidacy for president of the European Commission (EC) in Brussels on Monday, said the new opening in the EU that is "undoubtedly" visible today requires new faces and new ideas.
If Frans Timmermans' candidature for president of the European Commission comes up during today's EU summit, all the countries of the Visegrad Group - Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary - will vote against it PAP has learnt from an EU source.
European Commission (EC) Vice President Frans Timmermans is not a good candidate for the EC president as he does not seek compromise, divides Europe and does not understand Central Europe, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said before an EU summit on Sunday.
The Polish government will develop and present its position on the issue of Chinese tech giant Huawei to the European Commission (EC) by the end of June, Deputy Minister of Digital Affairs Wanda Buk said on Thursday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone on Wednesday that the new division of functions in the EU must take account of geographical balance so that Central Europe's interests are adequately represented, spokesperson for the Polish government Joanna Kopcinska told PAP.
Poland will receive EUR 5.1 bln from the so-called performance reserve that is paid out to member states for efficient utilisation of EU funds for 2014-2020, regardless of a potential Brexit, Investment Minister Jerzy Kwieciński announced on Wednesday.
Organized by the Polish Business Council, the campaign aims to “promote reliable and objective knowledge about the benefits of Poland's membership in the European Union and to increase the identification of Polish citizens with Community affairs.”
Poland has won the case in the General Court of EU against the European Commission regarding retailer tax. The court ruled on Thursday that the EC had made a mistake by considering the tax as state aid and annulled the EU's decision on the contested measure.
The 20th Schuman Parade passed along the streets of Warsaw on Saturday, under the motto "We choose Europe" and in honour of international Europe Day, also known as Schuman Day.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the European Comission sent wishes to Poland on the occasion of the 228th anniversary of the Constitution of May 3rd on Friday.