POLAND Polish leader Szydlo thanks Germany for backing NATO build-up

June 22, 2016

0,,19347895_303,00Merkel and Szydlo praised the ties between the two neighboring countries at the Wednesday press conference, referring also to the troubled history between Warsaw and Berlin. The talks were held in a “friendly atmosphere,” Merkel said, describing the summit as a good day for bilateral relations. Members of their two governments also held a joint session in Berlin later on Wednesday. The meet follows months of dispute between Berlin and Warsaw on a number of issues, including refugee distribution and the Polish government’s relations with the judiciary and the media. On Wednesday, however, Merkel said that Warsaw’s relation to the press and the courts falls under the responsibility of the EU commission.

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