Vera Jourova, vice-president of the European Commission, referred to the decision of the Constitutional Tribunal regarding the non-compliance of certain EU provisions with the Polish constitution. In her opinion, the European Union “will start to fall apart” if the rules of law are not respected throughout Europe. – That is why we will have to react to this new chapter that the Polish Constitutional Tribunal has started to open – she added.
Constitutional Court under the leadership of president Julia Przyłębska decided on Thursday that some EU regulations are inconsistent with the constitution.
Jourova: we will have to react to the decision of the Constitutional Court
Vera Jourova, vice-president of the European Commission, commented on this on Monday. – If we do not stick to the rule in the European Union that equal principles are respected in the same way throughout Europe, the whole of Europe will start to fall apart – she said.
– That is why we will have to react to this new chapter that the Polish Constitutional Tribunal has started to open – added the deputy head of the European Commission.
Ursula von der Leyen’s reaction
On Friday, she commented on the judgment of the Constitutional Tribunal the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. “The European Union is a community of values and rights. This binds our Union together and makes us stronger,” she said in a press release. “The treaties are clear: all judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union are binding on all member states,” she said, adding that she was “deeply concerned about yesterday’s judgment of the Polish Constitutional Court.”
In connection with the judgment of the Constitutional Tribunal, pro-EU demonstrations and rallies took place on Sunday in many Polish missions. The biggest demonstration took place in Warsaw. It was convened by Donald Tusk, leader of the Civic Platform.
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