Poland has accused Germany of being to blame for their worsening relations
Andrzej Przyłębski said it was important for Poland and Germany to have good relations, but that the war of words between the pair began with Germany.
However the envoy said he is grateful for Berlin’s help in joining NATO and the European Union (EU).
He said: “We always found ourselves belonging to the core of Europe.
“That is why I regret that relations have deteriorated in recent times. The fault lies on the German side in my opinion.”
Poland has repeatedly said that the EU needs reforms
The fault lies on the German side in my opinion
The ambassador said that Poland has become a “more difficult partner” to Germany after it elected its new government because the country has become more demanding and no longer wishes to be treated like “a small fellow player”.
He said employees in Poland are better trained and work more than 2,000 hours a year, whereas Germans work 500 hours less.
Mr Przyłębski said that he thought that other EU countries and Brussels are bowing down to the will of Germany regarding the dispute with Poland.
The Poland ambassador said the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, has been “too passive” regarding the Brexit crisis.
He said: “Tusk is too much of a euro-enthusiast when it comes to the problems that have arisen in Greece or Hungary.
“And for us in Poland, the questions now is how much are we and the other Visegrad countries or the Baltic States are taken into account in the necessary EU reform.”
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The ambassador said that the majority of Poles are not happy with the judiciary, which he describes as “unjust and formalistic”.
He said that Poland relies on Christian values that are currently not reflected in the debate on an EU constitution.
Poland has repeatedly said the EU needs reforms.
The envoy accused Tusk of being too "passive" when it comes to Brexit negotiations
In 2016, Germany and Poland celebrated the 25th anniversary of the signing of the German-Polish Treaty on Good-Neighbourliness, Friendship and Cooperation.
The countries’ economies are closely interlinked and Germany is Poland’s most important trading partner.
In February when chancellor Angela Merkel visited Warsaw, she said that both Poland and Germany favour stronger security at EU borders, while saying she was “cautious about demands for EU treaty change”.
Mrs Merkel also warned against “exclusive clubs within the EU”.