The Hungarian government has said it will back Poland in its dispute with the EU following the European Commission's decision to ask the EU's top court to fine Poland for its failure to comply with a court ruling demanding the suspension of a disciplinary chamber for judges at the Polish Supreme Court.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has stressed the importance of eastern EU members for the European economy and said they should not be "put in a corner" by big EU players.
Poland's ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has announced the signing of a declaration by a number of European right-wing parties aimed at preserving "European values" and the "sovereignty of nations" in the EU.
The Visegrad Group is today a major player in the EU and has enough weight to influence European policy, the prime minister said after the group’s summit meeting in Katowice, southern Poland, on Wednesday.
France wants to strengthen its ties with the Visegrad Group in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, French economy minister Bruno Le Maire told PAP on Wednesday.
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has decided to accelerate procedures in connection with a complaint by Poland and Hungary against the EU's mechanism of linking EU funds with the rule of law.
The European Parliament has asked the European Court of Justice (CJEU) to accelerate procedures in connection with the complaint of Poland and Hungary against the EU's mechanism of linking EU funds with the rule of law, PAP has learnt.
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will visit Budapest on Thursday to meet his Hungarian counterpart and the leader of Italy’s Eurosceptic, far-right Northern League party to discuss the possibility of forming a new grouping in the European Parliament.
Stretching from the 11th century up until to today, through both war and peace, Hungary and Poland have enjoyed their own ‘special relationship’. TFN’s Stuart Dowell takes a look at some of the relationship’s defining moments.
Poland and Hungary have filed a complaint with the European Court of Justice against the EU's new rule of law mechanism that aims to discipline member states infringing upon European values and allows the withholding of EU funds assigned to them.