Poland on course for EU SHOWDOWN as Brussels threatens to strip Warsaw of voting rights

POLAND and Brussels are on course for a showdown after the EU threatened to strip the member state of its voting rights following accusations of corruption.

Crunch talks will be held in Warsaw today with European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans before Poland is hauled in front of it’s fellow 27 member states on its observance of its rule of law, which could result in a sanction of the country’s voting rights.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has himself had rows with the bloc over rule of law, has vowed to block any counter-measures taken by Brussels at the hearing, which would require unanimity to go...
source: Express

2018-06-18 16:59
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