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  • Poland marks 79th anniversary of WWII outbreak

    09/01/2018 8:09:48 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 14 replies
    Radio Poland ^ | Sep 1, 2018
    Observances commemorating the 79th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II were held in Poland at dawn on Saturday. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attended observances held on Westerplatte in on the Baltic coast, where on September 1, 1939 at 4:45 am the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein began shelling a Polish military depot in the first battle between Polish and German soldiers of WWII. Sirens wailed and the Polish national anthem was played at a monument honouring those who defended the Polish coast. Observances were also held in central city of Wieluń, the first Polish town to be bombed by...
  • Poland reacts to Trump-Putin meeting

    07/17/2018 1:38:37 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 99 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jul 2018 | Marcin Goclowski
    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki: "I look at the latest developments, including Helsinki, where it might have been that one president of our neighboring country (Putin) was pressuring the U.S. president for concessions. But I have not seen any concessions, neither as regards the annexation of Crimea nor the war in Ukraine," Morawiecki said. "None of the voices that were appearing beforehand as hypothetically possible - concessions by the United States - have materialized. So I don't see where he (Trump) has made any significant concessions. Poland is the biggest former communist country in both the European Union and NATO,...
  • Poland Changes its Controversial Holocaust Law

    06/30/2018 5:29:49 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 20 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | June 2018 | Herb Keinon, Jeremy Sharon
    Poland has amended its controversial Holocaust law that made it a crime punishable by up to three years in jail to say “Polish concentration camps,” four months after the law went into effect. Polish lawmakers voted on Wednesday by a vote of 388-25, with five abstentions. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is pleased that Poland “fully rescinded” clauses in its Holocaust law. “I’m pleased that the Polish government, the parliament, the senate and the president of Poland decided today to fully rescind the clauses that were signed and caused a storm and consternation in Israel and among the international...
  • Orban in Poland: The West Never Experienced Communism, So Can’t Understand Eastern Europe

    05/15/2018 4:05:01 AM PDT · by davikkm · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | OLIVER JJ LANE
    WARSAW, Poland: Populist leader Viktor Orbán arrived in Poland Monday, his first foreign trip since being re-elected as Hungarian Prime Minister, where he spoke with his Polish counterpart on the migrant crisis and European Union funding. Speaking after the talks with Orbán, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki hit out at the EU over its plans to force migrant quotas on all member nations, remarking the move “hit the very foundations of national sovereignty… Here, in Poland, it’s we who decide who will come to Poland and who will not.”
  • Poland signs $4.75 billion deal for U.S. Patriot missile system facing Russia

    03/28/2018 1:35:52 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mar 28, 2018 | Lidia Kelly
    Poland signed the largest arms procurement deal in its history on Wednesday, agreeing with the United States to buy Raytheon Co’s (RTN.N) Patriot missile defense system for $4.75 billion in a major step to modernize its forces against a bolder Russia. “It is an extraordinary, historic moment; it is Poland’s introduction into a whole new world of state-of-the-art technology, modern weaponry, and defensive means,” President Andrzej Duda said during the signing ceremony. NATO member Poland has accelerated efforts to overhaul its ageing weaponry following Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in 2014. Two-thirds of Poland’s weaponry dates from the Cold...
  • New Polish PM Sees Return to Christian Roots as Only Way to Stop Europe’s Decline

    12/17/2017 7:04:28 PM PST · by marshmallow · 40 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 12/14/17 | Natalia Dueholm
    December 14, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Mateusz Morawiecki, the new Prime Minister of Poland, spoke about re-Christianizing Europe during the first interview after his nomination. His Law and Justice party has been under constant attack by the EU political elites. Last Friday Morawiecki, 49, was appointed Prime Minister by President Andrzej Duda. He replaced Beata Szydło, who had served only half a term. Morawiecki had been Minister of Development, Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister in Szydło’s government. He was sworn into office last Monday, and gave his first interview the previous Friday. The topics of the conversation with a...
  • Austria joins Eastern Europe! Rejects EU plans for more migrants

    12/15/2017 9:11:11 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 14 replies
    Austria’s new chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, said that the European Union’s migrant quotas have not worked and that he wants to change the “erroneous refugee policy”. Kurz has now joined forces with the leaders of Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic; countries that have already refused to adopt the EU migrant quota scheme. According to Kurz it is “positive that Tusk (President of the European Council) and several European states are pressing first and foremost for decent border protection and spending more EU funds on this”. Earlier Tusk called the troubled scheme “ineffective” and “highly divisive” before an EU summit in...
  • EU to sanction Poland over reforms to its national courts as bloc goes on collision course

    12/15/2017 8:52:19 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 21 replies
    The Express ^ | 12/15/17
    Warsaw’s controversial shake-up of its judiciary, which could force two-fifths of supreme court judges to step down, is causing increasing friction with Brussels. The country’s new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, is braced for the EU to issue an extaordinary formal warning by triggering article 7.1, a procedure which could lead to member states having bloc voting rights suspended. He said: “As far as I understand, the decision has already been made that next Wednesday [December 20] the European Commission plans to start article 7.1…it will most likely be triggered.” This could pave the way for the suspension of voting rights...