More than half of Poles support the abortion protests

The majority of Poles express solidarity with demonstrations that have swept across Poland after the Constitutional Tribunal last week ruled that abortion in the case of a severely damaged foetus is unconstitutional, a Kantar poll for a daily shows. "At the beginning of the week, over half of those surveyed, 54

EU leaders accept Poland’s request for broader discussion of CO2 emissions

During Thursday's discussion on climate change at the European Union summit in Brussels, EU leaders expressed the need to become more ambitious in efforts to reduce CO2 emission. They also adopted a Polish request for extensive consultations on the matter. As expected, during the current meeting of the European Council, the

Poland to be represented at EU meeting by Czech Prime Minister

Polish government spokesman Piotr Mueller told PAP on Thursday that, due to the quarantine of the Polish PM, Poland's position at the European Council meeting will be presented by Czech PM Andrej Babis. PM Mateusz Morawiecki tested negative for coronavirus on Tuesday night, after a day spent in self-isolation due to

President Andrzej Duda calls on Armenia and Azerbaijan to stop hostilities

President Andrzej Duda has called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to stop military activities and begin negotiations with the assistance of the OSCE Minsk Group. In a statement published on the president's website on Friday in connection with the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, the president said that Poland has consistently taken the position

Polish competition oversight imposed fines on Gazprom and Nord Stream 2

Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has imposed an over PLN 29 billion (EUR 6.45 billion) fine on Russian gas giant Gazprom, and over PLN 234 million (EUR 52 million) on five other companies working on the Russian-German Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. UOKiK said that the fines

Polish MEPs to file a motion to dismiss the Vice President of the European Parliament

MEPs representing Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) will submit a motion to recall European Parliament Vice-President Katarina Barley over her statement that Hungary "must be starved financially," PiS MEP Ryszard Legutko told PAP on Monday. In an interview with the German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk last week, Barley said that the

Poland upholds Sudanese specialists and individuals on the way of change

The Polish Foreign Ministry welcomes with satisfaction the peace agreement signed on Saturday between the Sudanese government and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front, the ministry wrote on Twitter. The ministry stated that Poland supported the Sudanese authorities and the Sudanese nation on the difficult path of transformation and democratic changes. The peace agreement

Polish President sends commemorative note to China

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday sent a congratulatory note to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 71st anniversary of the proclamation of the People's Republic of China. The Polish president wrote that Poland and China have been successfully and consistently developing bilateral relations for over seven decades, stressing the importance

Changing the structure of the cabinet of ministers is the main goal of the personnel reshuffle in the government – the prime minister

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, presenting a new line-up of his cabinet on Wednesday, said the primary aim of the reshuffle is a change of the government's structure. The PM said the government's new structure is to better serve decision-making and "in essence, to harmonise certain activities within different ministries whose

US looking forward to the partnership with Poland in the development of nuclear energy

A partnership with Poland in the development of nuclear energy will be an additional area of close and effective cooperation between the US and Poland, wrote US ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Twitter on Tuesday. In her tweet on Tuesday, Mosbacher wrote: "The U.S. is looking forward to our partnership