The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday according to which the rule of law continues to deteriorate in Poland.
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has expressed her satisfaction that all political parties in Poland have a similar opinion about what is happening in Belarus. She made the statement after a meeting with Civic Platform (PO) leader Borys Budka.
An EP debate on the situation in Poland is scheduled for Monday afternoon, EP press services informed PAP on Thursday. On the agenda among others will be Warsaw's rule of law conflict with the EC and the introduction of "LGBT-free zones" in some Polish regions.
The Polish MEPs announced common all-party initiatives to help Belarus during the tough political situation in the country and want to nominate Belarusian society for the Sakharov Prize and invite oppositionist Svetlana Tikhanovskaya to the European Parliament.
Polish European Parliamentarians (MEPs) from different European Parliament (EP) groups held a debate on the situation in Belarus on Monday that was also attended online by Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki.
During meetings with representatives of Poland's political forces, the government will request maximum engagement on the Belarus issue within the European Parliament (EP) by its political factions, the head of the PM's Office, Michal Dworczyk, said on Tuesday.
President Andrzej Duda has signed into law amendments to the act on posted workers. They are designed to incorporate the European Parliament and European Council directive of June 28, 2018, into the Polish legal system, the President's Office has reported.
MEP Robert Biedron from Poland's Left bloc will head the European Parliament delegation which is to start a three-day visit to Belarus on Friday. The parliamentarians are to support Belarusian society over protests after the presidential elections.
Polish European Minister Konrad Szymanski has told PAP that, in his opinion, the new EU budget was not yet at risk. He made the statement following a resolution in which the European Parliament had not approved the budget agreement.
Poland and Slovenia have called on the European Parliament to promptly accept the Tuesday compromise on the EU's next budget and recovery package reached by the EU Council, Poland's PM's office tweeted after Thursday's Polish-Slovenian ministerial talks in Warsaw.