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Polish gov't to defend Poles post-Brexit

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Victoria Bieniek 15.03.2017 13:55
  • Polish gov't to defend Poles post-Brexit
The Polish government has pledged to defend the rights of Poles living in the UK after Brexit.
Westminster, London. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Graeme Maclean.Westminster, London. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Graeme Maclean.

Sławek Szefs reports that such a declaration followed decisions taken by the British parliament to formally commence the UK's departure from the European Union.

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło on Tuesday stressed that the decision of granting only political assurances of maintaining the rights of foreign migrants should not be treated as final, and the issue is still up for discussion during the approaching EU summit in Rome.

She added that the matter is yet to be negotiated with the British side.

“The EU summit ahead of us is to be devoted to these negotiations and one of the major topics shall concern acquired rights," Szydło said.

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