Poland will play a constructive role in working out a final consensus on the EU budget, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said following Thursday evening talks with European Council President Charles Michel.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will visit Brussels on Thursday to meet with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and with President of the European Council Charles Michel, the Polish PM's Office reported on Tuesday.
The European Parliament (EP) adopted a resolution on Thursday concerning the rule of law in Poland and Hungary, in which it stated that the situation in both countries had been worsening.
Poland and its regional neighbours fear the EC's Wednesday proposed European Green Deal project will force cuts in cohesion and agricultural funding, PAP learnt from Polish diplomatic sources.
Polish Climate Minister Michał Kurtyka believes that in order to implement a long-term EU climate strategy, including plans to reach climate neutrality by 2050, it is necessary to define its financial conditions and ensure social approval.
European Council President-elect Charles Michel came to Warsaw on Tuesday to discuss with Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki a range of issues, including the next EU budget and climate policy, before he assumes office on December 1.
Charles Michel, the future president of the European Council, visited Warsaw on Tuesday for talks with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
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 do everything to avert a no-deal Brexit, but is still prepared for such an unwanted scenario, government spokeswoman Joanna Kopcińska said on Thursday, ahead of a two-day EU summit that will also deal with the UK's motion to postpone the Brexit date.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg congratulated Poland, Romania, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on their independence centenaries on Sunday. Separately, the European Council highlighted Poland's achievements.