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Szydlo's government said Commission doubts were "groundless" and Macron was "arrogant" (Photo: European Council)

Poland rejects 'groundless' EU complaint

Poland has rejected a European Commission complaint on judicial reform, amid souring EU relations on many fronts.

“The legislative process which has the primary goal of reforming the justice system is in line with European standards and answers social expectations that have been growing for years,” the Polish foreign ministry said on Monday (28 August).

“The Commission’s doubts are groundless,” it said.

It said it had sent a 12-page file of more “exhaustive” legal explanat...

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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.

Szydlo's government said Commission doubts were "groundless" and Macron was "arrogant" (Photo: European Council)

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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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