Poland has hit out at plans for a “multi speed” EU, arguing it will sideline some of the newer member states.
Warsaw made its intentions plain after the EU 27 discussed the European Commission’s blueprint for the future of the bloc.
“This is an attempt to divide the European Union… (our interest) is about those regions that want European unity, mutual respect, equal chances. And they are mostly Central and Eastern European countries,” said
Beata Sydzlo, the Polish prime minister.
French President Francois Hollande, appearing at one of his last EU summits, said Europe could not afford to be paralysed by inaction.
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