Poles protest against exit from EU

Source : 112 Ukraine

The citizens of Poland gathered for protests as the country can leave the bloc
19:54, 11 October 2021

Associated Press.

The citizens of Poland gathered for protests as on October 7, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal ruled that key articles of the EU law do not meet the constitution of the country as BBC reported.

It is specified that the protests took place in over 100 towns and cities, with some 100,000 people in the capital, Warsaw. The opposition politicians, activists, and artists took part in the demonstrations.

The protests took place as the court rejected the main principle of the EU law primacy over national legislation.

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However, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki defended the court’s decision.

"We have the same rights as other countries. We want these rights to be respected," he stated.

In his turn, Donald Tusk, former president of the European Council and leader of the opposition party Civic Platform has urged people to “defend a European Poland”.

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As we reported, a protest was taking place in Koncha-Zaspa, near the country house, where President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky now lives. Participants burned flares and put forward several demands.

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