Slovak Central European Policy Institute publishes paper of Vít Dostál about situation in Poland before the Polish Presidency in the Visegrad Group.
The Polish Presidency in the Visegrad Group (PL V4 PRES) will start on 1 July 2016. With Warsaw’s year at the helm of the Central-European grouping approaching, many questions arise. The new government led by the national-conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) redesigns the European policy of Poland.
The domestic changes initiated by PiS have eventually led to an unintentional conflict with the European Commission and the European Parliament over the state of the rule of law in Poland. Moreover, Polish officials express their intention to focus on the regional cooperation and assert that the Visegrad Group is at the centre of their attention.
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