Poland’s constitutional courtroom has challenged the ability of the European Union in a landmark ruling which poses a main disaster for the European superblock based on specialists. Poland‘s highest courtroom dominated on Thursday that some elements of EU treaties are incompatible with the Polish structure, difficult a pillar of European integration and sharply escalating a dispute between Brussels and Warsaw.
DW News correspondent Jack Parrock defined: “This is going to make things extremely difficult for both sides now.
“We know that 12 out of the 14 judges on the panel of Poland’s Constitutional Court believed that some provisions with EU treaties are in battle with Poland’s structure.
“One of the cornerstones of EU membership of being an EU member country is that EU law has primacy over all other laws and that European Court of Justice is the top court within the European Union.
“What these judges are saying is in some facets they do not imagine that’s the case.”
He added: “This is a fairly main difficulty now for the European Union.
“We have already seen some pretty strong reaction coming out of European parliamentarians.
“And I’m certain we’re going to see some harsh criticism of this ruling coming from the European Commission.”
Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has welcomed the ruling, announced Thursday.
“This is the form of Union we wish and that is the form of Union we’ll create,” Morawiecki said in the post published in the early hours of Friday.
He also said that Poland wants to stay in the “European household of countries.”
It comes as French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune said the Polish court ruling marked an attack against the European Union and that economic sanctions were an option.
“It is most critical…There is the de facto danger of an exit from the European Union,” Beaune informed BFM TV on Friday, including he didn’t want for Poland to depart the European Union.