Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has told a German newspaper that she plans to use a new rule of law mechanism against Poland and Hungary next year.
The 16th century suit of armour belonging to King Zygmunt II was accidentally attributed to someone else in a bureaucratic blunder which saw it transferred to Budapest at the end of WWI.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has welcomed the multi-billion-euro EU budget deal, saying on Friday in Brussels that it was a good deal for Poland that had met all the country’s conditions.
A deputy foreign minister in the Polish government has demanded a junior partner in the governing coalition to “act responsibly” when responding to the budget deal struck between the EU and Poland on Thursday.
Entitled ‘Lost Borders: In the Footsteps of the Second Polish Republic’, the project sees Kaja and Tomasz Grzywaczewski uncovering the fascinating and sometimes harrowing stories of how living in the borderlands has shaped the memory, identity and lives of the people who still live in its territories today.
Poland’s prime minister has warned that the government will not approve the next EU budget if its proposals are not written into the budget's rule of law mechanism.
A Polish deputy prime minister said on Wednesday that agreement had been reached between Poland, Hungary and Germany regarding EU budget negotiations stalled by a standoff over a rule-of-law clause.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the Bundestag on Wednesday that her government would try to find a way to unblock the threat of a Polish and Hungarian veto of the EU's next seven-year budget.
Poland’s foreign minister has said that a compromise with the EU over a contentious mechanism in the next EU budget can be reached, but only if the mechanism is limited to protecting the budget from criminal acts.
The vice president of the European Commission has said Europe will not concede ground in its standoff with Poland and Hungary over a rule of law mechanism in the new EU budget.