Poland’s former foreign minister argues that Berlin needs to lead through EU institutions, not solo, and won’t spill the beans about Oxford’s Bullingdon Club.
@berlinpolicy Leadership is structurally impossible in the
#EU ; nation states too small, EUʼs confederal arrangements too cumbersome.
@berlinpolicy Yes, but Germany needs to lead through EU institutions, not solo. Encourage
@eucopresident and HighRep, not replacing them.
@berlinpolicy Mistake on procedure and substance. Schengen decisions must be collective; perimeter secured before distribution of migrants.
@berlinpolicy Poland previously declared it would take 7000 but mishandling of the issue by Germany helped elect a nationalist government.
@berlinpolicy The EU will be justified in taking action if the nationalist government fails to implement recommendations of
@berlinpolicy Hopefully not, but a chance event – a terrorist attack or a government scandal – may sway this unnecessary referendum.
@berlinpolicy Oxford was heaven. Bullingdon matters are omerta but looks like we will have a British PM regardless the result of Brexit 🙂
@sikorskiradek You have moved often in your life. Is there any item in your office that has always travelled with you?
@berlinpolicy I have a silver fountain pen which I have used in all my governmental job.
@sikorskiradek You have just started at
@Harvard but we know you as a politician, a skilled diplomat. Do you miss politics?
@Harvard So far, no. Because of decline of media and destruction of privacy, politics has become even nastier than before.
@sikorskiradek If you could spend one day with any person of your choosing, who would it be?
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