21 Oct 2021

EU ‘blackmail’ won’t work says Polish PM amid human rights row

Europe Editor and Presenter

The Polish prime minister has declared that he won’t bow to what he called “blackmail” by the European Union, but will try to solve their disputes amid an escalating row over human rights and the rule of law, which has threatened to overshadow a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels.

We spoke to the former Polish foreign minister Radek Sikorski, from Warsaw, who is now a member of the European Parliament.