‘Polish authorities are expected to comply’


“The Polish authorities are expected to fully comply with the recommendations of the Venice Commission and uphold the historical Polish tradition of freedom and democracy,” said Gianni Pittella, Chairman of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.

‘Polish authorities are expected to comply’

Poland must abide by the common values and principles of the European Union. So said Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament, responding to the European Commission’s critical opinion about the rule of law situation in Poland.

“The Polish government has to start taking the concerns over the rule of law seriously,” said Pittella. “It is what underpins both our Union and what has made Poland such a success over the last 20 years. The ...

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