Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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Sparks fly between the EU Member States and the European Parliament. A few weeks ago a lightning struck the project of modification of Schengen treaty. It happened when the Member States decided to protect their right to close the borders without consent of the EU institutions, including the Parliament. In response, the EP has suspended… » read more

Imagine the situation of the early twentieth century or a little earlier. The streets in the cities start being filled with vehicles, roads between agglomerations are formed and on them appear first cars. Those who have a car enjoy freedom. It soon becomes clear that the basic rules on how to circulate are essential so… » read more

Today at 7.30 pm President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will announce the mission to monitor court proceedings involving Yulia Tymoshenko on behalf of the EP. Aleksander Kwasniewski and Pat Cox will take part in it. This is good news – we have managed to build a team which will be credible, competent and… » read more

As I previously announced, the resolution on Ukraine is now ready. We achieved a compromise that refers to the current situation in that country. The resolution calls for the same things as usually – support for Yulia Tymoshenko, reforms, democracy, human rights. There is no expression “political prisoners” but it speaks about “prisoners sentenced on… » read more