European summit: "the EU is in a weak position to respond to the Polish offensive"

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General view of the European summit hall in Brussels, June 24, 2021 (illustrative image).

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By: Jean-Baptiste Marot Follow

The European summit in Brussels, bringing together the 27 heads of state of the European Union is being held this Thursday, October 21.

Two hot topics should dominate the debates until Friday evening: the soaring energy prices and the issue of Poland, which calls into question the primacy of European law.

According to Patrick Martin Genier, specialist in European issues, " 

this European Council is likely to be stormy

 " ...

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Patrick Martin-Genier

is a teacher at

Sciences Po

and author of

L'Europe a-elle un futur?

, published by Studyrama (2017) 

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