Why some fear a ‘Polexit’ of the European Union
WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland will be the center of European attention this week, with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki addressing the European Parliament and leaders at an expected European Union summit a legal conundrum created by a recent decision of the Polish Constitutional Court.
Some opponents of the Polish nationalist government fear that the court ruling has put the country on the path to a possible ‘Polexit’ or a departure from the EU27, as Britain has done with it. Brexit. The government denounces those who propagate the idea, which it describes as “fake news”. Here’s a look at the divergent views on the issue – and why Poland’s departure from the bloc is unlikely.