Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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1. Today the European Commission is supposed to adopt its annual report on the state of relations between the European Union and its partners from the Neighbourhood Policy. The document for the first time will apply to the new policy which we defined last year. And in the so-called meanwhile many things have happened… 2.… » read more

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If the German Finance Minister Schäuble says that the eurozone would survive Greek exit, it means that such scenarios are no longer the domain of journalists and become a task of practical financiers. Wolfgang Schäuble added that he wants Greece to stay in the eurozone but only on the condition that the country will live… » read more

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We got used to the impressive results of the Chinese economy. And we are not the only ones. A bit in the shadow of the giant there is Russia, where also interesting things are going on. When Vladimir Putin ended the election festival, he began to speak specifically about the economy. He promised facilities for… » read more

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Grass and Israel

I will probably return more than once to the “poem by Günter Grass”. Today I would like to say a few words on the reactions in Israel. I disapprove of this work and its political message. However, I find Israel’s reaction unfortunate and counterproductive. I understand that Grass was condemned but the ban on crossing… » read more

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Grass’s revival

Günter Grass has caused a fuss. His views expressed in the geopolitical poem “What must be said” are shocking because of two reasons: the credibility of the author and the total antagonism towards the German policy in the Middle East. Grass, the 85-year-old poetaster, after having received the Nobel Prize award and admitted that he… » read more

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Polish Minister Radoslaw Sikorski asked with a dramatic tone in the newspaper Le Monde why the European political class criticises Victor Orban and forgives his socialist predecessor. By the way, he explicitly supports the Hungarian leader and his politics, citing, among others, the 1,000 years of history and common kings. Before the Polish Foreign Minister… » read more

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In Strasbourg it’s almost spring. It is still not green, but much warmer than in Poland. And in the European Parliament it is even hot. Nicolas Sarkozy was the first target of parliamentary attacks. His idea of France withdrawing from Schengen area provoked disgust of some of the MEPs and the mockery among others. There… » read more

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