Polish government

Polish Isolation: Macron’s Travels in Lilliput

Immediately following Macron's visit, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed a "muzzle" law that empowers the government to punish judges for acting independently.

Duda then added insult to injury by hosting the president of North Macedonia, a country that has its own dispute with France following Macron's decision to block its EU accession bid.

Bulgaria Latest Emerging European Country to Pull Out of UN Migration Deal

Bulgaria is the latest country refusing to sign the UN global migration agreement, following Hungary, Poland, Croatia, and the Czech Republic.

Although approved in July by all 193 UN members, except the US, several countries from Central and Eastern Europe are now stepping back.

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