EU Seeks to End Rule-of-Law Spat With Poland by End of May

(Bloomberg) -- European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova said she plans to end the long-running conflict with Poland over rule-of-law concerns under the previous government by the end of May.

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“There are conditions for us to say that the clear breach of the rule of law is no longer the case of Poland,” Jourova told reporters in Brussels during a visit by Polish officials. She’ll make a proposal to the commission “in the coming days,” she said.

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen earlier this month announced plans to close the so-called Article 7 procedure, which was launched in 2017 and threatened to strip Warsaw of its voting rights.

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