Polish prime minister escalates war of words with EU over rule of law

Mateusz Morawiecki says European court’s ‘creeping revolution’ undermines Polish sovereignty

Poland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has clashed with the European Commission president and MEPs after accusing EU institutions of seeking to turn the country into a province, in an escalation of the battle between Warsaw and Brussels over the rule of law.

During a heated debate in the European parliament in Strasbourg, where parallels between the Polish situation and Brexit were raised repeatedly by MEPs, Morawiecki claimed the European court of justice was responsible for a “creeping revolution” undermining Poland’s sovereignty.

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