Up to 300 flights over Polish airspace may have to be rerouted and many flights to and from Poland cancelled if an ongoing dispute between air traffic controllers and aviation authorities is not resolved soon, the Eurocontrol agency told PAP on Friday.
Anna Moskwa, the Polish climate minister, has said that the Tuesday talks between her and her Czech counterpart may soon result in an agreement that will end the dispute over a Polish lignite mine.
Trade unions from the Polish Mining Group (PGG), Europe's biggest hard coal producer, have failed to reach agreement with PGG management on Wednesday, planned protests by miners are set to continue.
The Polish climate and environment minister has said that the Czech Republic's obligation to withdraw a dispute regarding the Turow lignite mine from the EU's court within three days should be a key element of any deal.
The EU is more focused on imagined problems than real challenges, Poland's prime minister wrote in an article published on Friday in Spain's leading daily newspaper, El Mundo.
Nearly 41 percent of respondents to an IBRiS poll believe that Poland's dispute with the European Union should be ended as soon as possible and on the EU’s terms.
The deputy speaker of the Polish parliament has played down talk by the prime minister that the imposition of sanctions by the EU on Poland could start a "third world war"
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the EU to seek a compromise in the ongoing rule of law conflict with Poland, the German news agency dpa has reported.
A government minister has downplayed talk of a quick settlement to a dispute between Poland and the Czech Republic over the Turów lignite mine.
The European Commission has announced that it will support the Czech Republic in a case against Poland over the operations of the Turów lignite mine close to the Czech border.