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Article 7: European Union Launches Full Frontal Assault on Poland

Breitbart [1]
December 21, 2017

European Commission First Vice-president Frans Timmermans has confirmed the EU executive is seeking to impose unprecedented sanctions on conservative Poland.

The 56-year-old insisted [2] that use of Article 7 [3] against Poland — which could see the country stripped of its EU voting rights but still subject to the bloc’s decrees — is a necessary response to the conservative Law and Justice Party government’s attempts to reform [4] what it sees as a corrupt judicial system.

Timmermans [5] alleges these reforms represent a “serious breach of the rule of law”.

“This is not just about the situation in Poland, this about the EU as a whole, about who we are. An issue with the rule of law in one member-state is of concern to all member-states,” the bureaucrat declared, making his position on the EU’s right to interfere in domestic matters perfectly clear.

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