“What is it but a punishment and a warning against those voters who voted against the will of the European left? And what could be further from democracy than such blackmail?”
Poland, as Ms Ceccardi pointed out, has received over 3 million refugees from Ukraine.
She continued: “This is why Europe should show its solidarity and not threaten countries with useless sanctions.
“We have heard many legitimate concerns about respect for the rule of law, but we are underestimating a much more serious danger: that the principle of subsidiarity on which the Union is founded is violated.”