Is US putting pressure on Poland’s ruling party?

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New US Ambassador, Paul W. Jones (L), presents his credentials to the Polish President, Andrzej Duda (R), during a ceremony for new foreign ambassadors, at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, 07 October 2015.

Is US putting pressure on Poland’s ruling party?


An MP from Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has denied that the US has put pressure on Warsaw to find a solution to Poland’s ongoing constitutional crisis.

In an interview with Polish Radio, PiS MP Jacek Sasin said: “I don’t want to comment on reports on private meetings of various types. Such private meetings take place. That’s normal.” Sasin was referring to a report published by the Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza that claimed US ambassador Paul W. Jones asked PiS leader Jarosław K...


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