Zbigniew Ziobro, Poland's justice minister and prosecutor general, has said he is not aware of any specific provisions of a Polish fuel firm's sale of a stake in a refinery to the Saudi Aramco oil conglomerate.
The Sejm, lower house of Polish parliament, has rejected a no confidence motion against the justice minister.
Zbigniew Ziobro, the justice minister who is also the leader of Solidary Poland, a junior party in Poland’s coalition government, has demanded that the prime minister re-instate the powers of a deputy minister who is also a Solidary Poland member.
The European Commission (EC) has recommended that the functions of the minister of justice and the prosecutor general in Poland should be separate.
Zbigniew Ziobro, Poland's justice minister, has said the green light to reforming the Polish justice system went out when Mateusz Morawiecki took over the prime minister's post from Beata Szydlo in December 2017.
A deputy Polish justice minister has accused the European Union of carrying out “acts of aggression” against Poland.