France phone calls Poland court ruling ‘attack towards EU’ – Assorted Bulletin

French President Emmanuel Macron’s European Affairs advisor Clement Beaune leaves the Elysee palace in Paris, France, August 29, 2017. — Reuters picFrench President Emmanuel Macron’s European Affairs advisor Clement Beaune leaves the Elysee palace in Paris, France, August 29, 2017. — Reuters pic

PARIS, Oct 8 — A landmark ruling by Poland’s leading courtroom rejecting the supremacy of EU regulation marks an attack on the European Union, France’s Europe Minister Clement Beaune stated today.

“It is quite serious… there is the hazard of a de-facto exit” of Poland from the EU, he advised the BFM-Tv broadcaster in an job interview, including “I do not want the exit of Poland”.

“This is an assault on the EU by a constitutional courtroom that was modelled by the Polish governing administration,” Beaune explained.

The courtroom yesterday dominated that some EU treaty article content were “incompatible” with the Polish structure and warned EU establishments not to “act over and above the scope of their competencies” by interfering with Poland’s judiciary.

Poland and the EU are at odds about judicial reforms introduced by Poland’s governing suitable-wing Regulation and Justice (PiS) occasion which Brussels warns threaten the country’s democracy.

“This is not a specialized or a legal question. This is a extremely political topic that adds to a extensive list of provocations aimed at the EU,” Beaune claimed of the Polish ruling.

“When you join a club, you indication a deal that is named a treaty, which was ratified by referendum in Poland. This was the option of the Polish men and women,” he reported.

Beaune said Poland’s authorities “does not regard the values and essential principles of the EU, women’s legal rights, minority rights, or the independence of the judiciary and the media,” he stated.

“There are 80 million Polish people and they want to stay in the EU. They did not want this,” Beaune reported.

The EU Fee said yesterday it would use all the equipment available to make sure the primacy of EU law in Poland. — AFP

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