It was the worst defeat for any British government in history. Prime Minister Theresa May achieved something almost impossible, she angered Parliament, political parties and most of her nation at the same time. Yet, dogged attacks against the poor little May are quite unfair.
While the position of France and Germany will be strengthened by the departure of the UK from the European Union, the Czech Republic will lose its frequent ally. According to a Czech diplomat who wishes to remain anonymous, the Czech Republic will have to deal with unusual partners such as the Scandinavians, the Baltic States and Portugal.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki met with British PM Theresa May to discuss the future of Poles living in the UK after Brexit. Morawiecki outlined that the main goals are to maintain a good partnership, and free trade with Great Britain.
Boris Johnson, the UK’s former Foreign Secretary, is responsible for Theresa May’s current troubles, argues Jędrzej Bielecki. Referring to Johnson’s article in the “Daily Telegraph”, Bielecki outlines the tough dilemma with which the UK now finds itself.
Czech PM Andrej Babiš plans several foreign visits in the next two weeks. In Poland, he will visit the headquarters of the Frontex agency and meet Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. Babiš then travels to Austria and the European summit in Brussels.
The European Union is right when it claims that Great Britain cannot simultaneously participate in the single market, apply its own rules against third countries and create a couple of exceptions. Managing Brexit is not about punishing the Brits but the very basic principles of the European Union.
The Sun depicts Donald Tusk and Emmanuel Macron as gangsters and dirty rats in front page news. TVP Info reminds us that former President Bronisław Komorowski praised Tusk’s nomination to European President, as “strengthening Poland’s position in Europe”.
The position of the United Kingdom and the European Union regarding Brexit are incompatible and it is very hard to reach a compromise. Because of the shortening time it is enough to fake an agreement rather than to actually make one, says Radovan Geist.
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