Łukasz Szumowski: medicine supplies are already in Poland

These medicines are already in Poland, they were delivered to wholesalers. People suffering from thyroid and lung diseases, as well as diabetics, should have no problems with buying the medicine they need in the coming days - the Minister of Health Łukasz Szumowski said on Thursday. Szumowski said that

Polish PM: we achieved our goals; radical candidate almost chosen

We've achieved the goals we had set before this European Council summit - Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said at a press conference on Tuesday in Brussels after the summit had come to an end. "I was aware the decisions that were made yesterday and the day before were key

US ambassador: Poland will be visa-free before I leave my post

"There's a framework that is mandated by Congress. We will have all of it done by September 1. The only thing that's left is getting that rate under 3 percent. We are close, so I still appeal: everyone, come out, get a visa. But I can tell you: you will

Italian socialist David Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker

The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU elections in May. Sassoli, a 63-year-old former journalist from Florence, has been a lawmaker in the EU parliament for

Former Polish PM Ewa Kopacz becomes Vice-President of Europarliament

Poland's former prime minister Ewa Kopacz has been chosen the Vice-President of the European Parliament. 461 MEPs voted in favour of her candidacy. Kopacz was chosen EP's Vice-President on Wednesday in Strasbourg after receiving 461 votes in her favour. "Firstly, I would like to thank my colleagues from the Polish

Amnesty International chides Poland over mistreatment of judges

Judges who have opposed the "political hijacking" of Poland's judiciary are suffering unfair discrimination, human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday, adding to European Union pressure on the ruling nationalists. Since taking office in 2015, Poland's eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party has carried out reforms seen by critics

Croatian PM urges EU to embrace Western Balkans

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Thursday (July 4) that if the European Union waited too long to embrace countries in the Western Balkans other powers would fill the vacuum. Plenković was meeting with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw, while a summit seeking to strengthen ties between

EU’s Donald Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen

The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticised her nomination. Donald Tusk addressed the assembly after three days of messy talks between the

EU leaders agree on France’s Christine Lagarde to lead ECB

European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc. A shrewd negotiator who has run the

Polish, British FMs vow to work closely together

Poland's new Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and his British counterpart have vowed to work together closely, including on security and "Eastern policy," the foreign ministry in Warsaw has said. Czaputowicz, who was appointed foreign minister earlier this week following a sweeping Cabinet reshuffle, spoke on the phone with Britain’s Boris Johnson