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Ireland’s Polish Ambassador calls Polexit a “Myth”

Ireland ambassador to Poland, Anna Sochańska, dismissed claims of a “Polexit” stating “There is no intention whatsoever for Poland to leave the European Union”. This follows a recent ruling by Poland’s Supreme Court stating that some EU laws are incompatible with Poland’s constitution. This ruling effectively means that the Polish constitution supersedes EU legislation. This led […]

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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of 4,233,255.3 km2 (1,634,469.0 sq mi) and an estimated total population of about 447 million. The EU has developed an internal single market through a standardised system of laws that apply in all member states in those matters, and only those matters, where members have agreed to act as one. EU policies aim to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the internal market, enact legislation in justice and home affairs and maintain common policies on trade, agriculture, fisheries and regional development. For travel within the Schengen Area, passport controls have been abolished.