Some 200,000 people took part in an Independence Day march in the Polish capital, the minister for the interior said as Poland marked 100 years since returning to the map of Europe.
In tandem with the upgrading of relations with Israel, there is growing friction between central European states and the EU. This revolves mainly around the issue of migrants. Tensions reached new heights this month over a compromise on closing the EU’s external borders and the establishment of screening centers for migrants. The measures were opposed by Germany, but strongly promoted by Hungary and Poland.
President Andrzej Duda has signed into law an amendment to a January anti-defamation law, Duda aide Krzysztof Szczerski announced on Wednesday.
The amendment repeals a clause penalising with a prison term suggestions of Polish complicity in Nazi crimes during World War Two.
According to Ukravtodor, Ukraine also plans to eventually reconstruct the highway M-07 from Kovel to the Yagodin checkpoint.