Poland demands EU LISTEN or face consequences ahead of Brussels elections

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Mateusz Morawiecki urged Brussels bosses to listen to the demands of his nation in angry comments, which lay bare the deepening East-West divide in the bloc, ahead of May’s European Parliament vote. He accused the EU of “not understanding” the situation in “post-communist countries” after Brussels launched disciplinary proceedings over Warsaw’s judicial reform. Mr Morawiecki told the Financial Times: “Brussels and the European Commission need to be very receptive to what is going on in different countries.

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“The voice of different countries, and in particular central European countries, will need to be heard much more clearly.

“The EU as an institution needs reform  and when I speak to prime ministers from other countries, most of them agree that a serious revamp of procedures and institutions is needed, but everyone is waiting for the European elections.

“People from Brussels completely do not understand the situation in post-communist countries.”

Poland joined the EU in 2004, but there are already signs the country is growing fed up of the bloated Brussels machine.

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The EU as an institution needs reform

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