Displaying items by tag: authoritarianism in the EU
- Polish court ruling questioned primacy of EU law
- France, other Western members: Same rules apply to all
- Warsaw has clashed with EU over LGBT, women's rights
- Poland will try to solve rows, won't bow to 'blackmail' -PM
European Union leaders will tackle their Polish counterpart on Thursday over a court ruling that questioned the primacy of European laws in a sharp escalation of battles that risk precipitating a new crisis for the bloc.
- Polish prime minister warns of EU mission creep
- Von der Leyen: Poland poses 'direct challenge to EU legal order'
- Three options: legal, financial, suspending voting rights
- EU justice commissioner says bloc to act within weeks
The European Union’s top official locked horns Tuesday with Poland’s prime minister, arguing that a recent ruling from the country’s constitutional court challenging the supremacy of EU laws is a threat to the bloc’s foundations and won’t be left unanswered.
- Polish PM says EU should be group of equal, sovereign states
- Says EU is at risk of becoming overly centralised
- Polish minister wants to sue Germany over its judicial system
Poland has no desire to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday, accusing opposition politicians of spreading what he said were lies about a possible "Polexit".
Poland will continue to respect European Union law, its foreign ministry said on Saturday, after the country's Constitutional Tribunal ruled that parts of EU law were incompatible with Poland's constitution.
- Poland's highest court challenges supremacy of EU law
- European Commission chief 'deeply concerned'
- Politicians across Europe dismayed by court ruling
- Poland's ruling nationalists at odds with EU for years
A ruling by Poland's highest court challenging the supremacy of European Union law has plunged the EU into an existential crisis and raised questions about the eastern European country's future in the bloc.
Poland has a legal and moral obligation as a member of the European Union to abide by the bloc's rules completely and unconditionally, the foreign ministers of France and Germany said in a joint statement issued on Friday.