The President met with ambassadors from EU member states
On Monday, Lech Kaczyński, the President of the
Lech Kaczyński repeated what he has already said numerous times – that he will sign the Lisbon Treaty after the people of Ireland have accepted it in the repeat referendum and after the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany has voiced its opinion.
“We must have a clear understanding of the fact that there are only two keys to open the Treaty now: one of them lies in Germany, where the Federal Constitutional Court resides and makes decisions, and the other key are the people of Ireland,” he said.
“Regardless of the Lisbon Treaty, during the Presidency of Sweden of the European Union, the governing bodies of the EU will have to be re-shaped. If the Treaty becomes effective, a President of the Council of the European Union will have to be appointed, as well as a High Representative for External Matters," he remarked.
The President thanked the
The President remarked that this programme was important but, as he said, "all the time, we have to keep in mind the fact that this programme must not replace our strategic aims – enlarging the EU not only towards the Balkans, but also in the direction of Ukraine and, in the future, Georgia and perhaps other countries."
“We must not resign from this enlargement – it is to the strategic benefit of us all, of the entire EU," he said.
Lech Kaczyński expressed his wish that the Presidency of Sweden, beginning on 1st July, may be successful. He remarked that, during its Presidency,
The President also mentioned matters such as further enlargement of the European Union. As he said, "
He hopes that the border dispute between