Leaders tackle Poland for challenging core of European integration

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Reuters

By Gabriela Baczynska, Philip Blenkinsop and John Chalmers BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will tackle their Polish counterpart on Thursday over a court ruling that questioned the primacy of European laws in a sharp escalation of battles that risk precipitating a new crisis for the bloc. The French president and the Dutch premier are particularly keen to prevent their governments’ cash contributions to the EU from benefitting socially conservative politicians undercutting human rights fixed in the laws of western liberal democracies. “EU states that violate the rule of law should n…

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