The Polish foreign minister said that the political and legal activism of European Union bodies will extend their powers beyond the framework of primary EU law, and will damage the European integration process.
Polexit would be a mistake and just create more problems for Poland, the country’s minister for Europe has said.
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 policies of Poland and Hungary concerning the rule of law requirement in the next EU budget are completely in line, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a Polish TV broadcaster and a web portal on Tuesday.
A Polish government spokesman has told PAP that Hungarian PM Viktor Orban is coming to Warsaw later on Tuesday to meet with his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki.
Representatives of Solidary Poland, a junior member of the ruling bloc, presented a report to the Sejm (lower house) on Monday referring to a "violation of the rule of law by the Netherlands."
EU plans to link funding to respect for the rule of law in the next EU budget are themselves a crass violation of the rule of law, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told a German newspaper.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, warned on Monday that Poland takes "very seriously" a possible Polish veto of the EU budget if a rule-of-law clause is tied to funding.
The European Commission has said it will stand its ground in a dispute with Poland and Hungary, insisting a rule-of-law mechanism in the 2021-27 EU budget is in line with agreements made by the heads of EU states at a July summit.
The Polish foreign minister has described EU treaties as “sacred”, and that Poland expects them to be upheld in its dispute with the EU over a rule of law clause in the new budget.