EU triggers Article 7 against Warsaw
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The European Commission has taken the unprecedented step of triggering Article 7 of the EU Treaty against Poland, stepping up pressure on Warsaw over controversial changes to the judicial system by the country’s ruling conservatives.
European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans gives a press conference on the rule of law in Poland at the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday. Photo: PAP/EPA.
The Commission on Wednesday pointed to the country's judicial laws as violating Europe’s basic democratic values. The Polish government in turn accused the Commission of a politically motivated attack.
Michał Owczarek reports.