Poland will negotiate EU budget with goodwill and will focus on CAP and cohesion funds, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said after meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
“I do not expect much from these negotiations, but will take part in them, with the goodwill of finding a compromise,” Morawiecki said.
“We are focusing on the Common Agricultural Policy, Cohesion Policy, including the development of the infrastructure,” added Morawiecki.
On January 25th, Charles Michel, the head of the European Council announced that he would call a special EU summit concerning the budget for years 2021-2027.
Polish PM said also that he values high relations with Germany and his talks with Angela Merkel were good.
“This is a good visit. Yesterday it was more about history, today - more about the current interests of Poland, which we will defend on every front. We are becoming one of the key business, economic and political partners of Germany,” the PM said after the meeting.
“Our talks also concerned protectionist activities of such countries as China and the US. The European Union is based on the trade, our economies are open, we want to avoid protectionism. Here Poland and Germany have a similar opinion,” he added.
On Monday, the PM attended the official concert performed in Berlin as part of the Holocaust Remembrance Day celebrations.