• Spokespeople available ahead of EU General Affairs Council• New briefing shows Poland is failing to fully comply with EU Court ruling on judges• Hungarian authorities’ clampdown on dissenting voices has continued unabated EU member states must use the EU General Affairs Council next week to break...
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