Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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Last week the Polish media were full of information about the purges that the Minister of Foreign Affairs intends to do. I do not know how many ambassadors will finally go back to the country. One thing is certain – the will be a vacancy for the post at the Permanent Representation to the EU.… » read more

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First, let me cite two quotations: I Question: So, is this mythical sum of €80 billion for Poland within the cohesion policy real? Answer: (…) The estimates are correct, but we know that the atmosphere prior to this discussion is simply terrible. Therefore I would caution against promising any sums. II The greatest danger is… » read more

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Yesterday in Strasbourg Prime Minister Donald Tusk concluded the Polish Presidency saying more or less the same thing as for its inauguration. But in reality of December, those words sounded more dramatic. The text is well-known, so are the reactions. Among the speakers, the one who stuck most in my memory was Martin Schulz who… » read more

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François Hollande clearly won the primaries on the French left. Let me recall that the presidential candidate is elected from among those who are willing to vote and the party suggests the candidates. Hollande is therefore the unquestionable rival number one to the current Head of State. The left wing hopes for success in next… » read more

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