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The Belgian ambassador to Poland was summoned for explanations

His ambassador Belgium to express “her disapproval and indignation” he called on Friday Poland, after the Belgian Prime Minister Alexandre de Croix accused Warsaw of “playing with fire” in its dispute with the EU over the rule of law.

The ambassador Lick Jacob was invited to meet with the Undersecretary of State Simon Sinkowski vel Sec, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Such public comments (such as those of de Croo) do not contribute to a good climate in Polish-Belgian relations,” he added.

The Belgian Embassy in Warsaw not responded immediately to a request to comment on the matter, according to the APE BPE.

The statements that provoked the new confrontation with Warsaw

It is reminded that o De Croo, referring to statements made by the Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki “You are playing a dangerous game, you are playing with fire when you are threatening your European partners with war for internal political reasons,” he said in an interview on Wednesday.

He added: “Our union is a union of values, not an automatic machine. You can not encapsulate all the money but deny the values ​​”.

Previously, on Sunday, the Morawiecki had told the Financial Times that Poland would use any means at its disposal to defend itself if Brussels started “World War III”. withholding resources on the occasion of their dispute over the rule of law and accused the European Commission of blackmail.

«What if the European Commission starts World War III? If this happens, we will defend our rights with all the weapons we have at our disposal.“, He stated.

It is noted that the Commission has asked Poland to annul it judicial reform systemic which he says is increasing policy control over the courts in order to release € 36 billion in resources earmarked for recovery from the pandemic.

An EU Court of Justice has recently sentenced Poland to pay EUR 1 million per day because it did not execute a previous order to dissolve the disciplinary body of its Supreme Court.

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