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Law and Justice thinks the EU has better things to do than debate the constitution (Photo: European Commission)

Polish ruling party says EU constitution 'dead'

The Polish ruling party, Law and Justice, believes Vienna is "wasting time" trying to revive the "dead" EU constitution and should focus on more pressing matters such as the services directive instead.

"The constitution must be ratified by all. The decisions of France and the Netherlands closed the matter," Law and Justice party spokesman Adam Bielan told EUobserver on Monday (16 January).

Senior party member Artur Zawisza indicated that Poland's Law and Justice-led government has...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Law and Justice thinks the EU has better things to do than debate the constitution (Photo: European Commission)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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