Moscow, which denies having any expansionist or aggressive agenda, accuses NATO of trying to destabilize central Europe and has respond by forming four new military divisions to strengthen its western and central regions and stepping up exercises.
Poland’s constitutional court gave its final approval to a bill that could be used to ban certain demonstrations and is part of a wider crackdown on opponents by the right-wing government.
“One has to state it openly: EU policy turned out to be a policy of double standards and cheating,” Waszczykowski told tabloid Super Express.
Prime Minister Beata Szydlo wrote to EU to consider European Parliament-member Jacek Saryusz-Wolski as a replacement for Tusk, whose term ends in May.
EU leaders are expected to give Tusk, a former Polish prime minister from the centre-right Civic Platform (PO), a second 30-month term as president of their European Council during a summit in Brussels on Thursday.
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo suffered bruising and was taken to hospital for routine checks after a private car crashed into her limousine on Friday, a government spokesman said.
European allies are growing confident. They are reassured by Trump’s remarks to U.S. forces in Florida this week, when he said: “We strongly support NATO.”
Andrzej Pozorski said, “A handwritten agreement to collaborate with the Security Police from Dec. 21, 1970, was written in its entirety by Lech Walesa.”
Poland’s priority in Brexit talks will be to guarantee that the current rights of Poles living in Britain will be upheld, Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said.
LITHUANIA POLITICS: Lithuania to Build Fence to Boost Security On Its Border With Russia’s Kaliningrad Enclave
Lithuania politician Rasa Jukneviciene said “this fence will not stop military equipment” but it would help to “reduce the potential threat posed by Russia”.
Rejecting PiS appeals, the Civic Platform said on Tuesday it would stick to its blockade if the PiS tried to relaunch parliament on Wednesday.
“It’s an absolute comedy, because there is nothing going on in Poland that contravenes the rule of law,” Jaroslaw Kaczynski said in an interview.
“I hope we can reach an early agreement on this issue,” British Prime Minister Theresa May had warm words for Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo.
US armed forces and CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor says in a report.
Anna Strezynska Poland’s digital economy minister accused Facebook of censorship after the company suspended users’ profiles for using a far-right symbol.
NATO’s aim is to make good on a promise to deter Russia in Europe’s ex-Soviet states, after Moscow orchestrated annexation of the Crimea peninsula in 2014.
Russia is sharply upgrading firepower of its Baltic Fleet by adding warships armed with long-range cruise missiles to counter NATO’s build-up in the region.
Jarosław Gowin, a science minister in Prime Minister Beata Szydlo’s cabinet, said the protests had “caused us to think and taught us humility.”
Anti-abortion activists want terminations only if the mother’s life is at risk and to increase maximum jail term for practitioners from two years to five.
“These battalions will be robust and they will be multinational. An attack on one ally will be considered an attack on the whole alliance,” Jens Stoltenberg NATO Secretary-General.