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Politics 22-10-2021

EU leaders offer no way out of Polish rule of law crisis

EU leaders failed to offer a way forward on Poland's challenge on European legal order in a "serene" discussion that barely lasted two hours on Thursday (21 October), a relatively short meeting by EU summit standards.

Polish PM remains defiant, demands dialogue and legal changes

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki stood firm on Warsaw's challenge to the primacy of EU law and accused the EU of overstepping its competences in an emotionally charged speech before the European Parliament on Tuesday (19 October).