Polish, Hungarian PMs confirm stand on migration
Poland and Hungary will not change their migration policy, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday in Budapest after talks with Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban. In Orban's opinion the EU's migration policy has suffered a fiasco.
Poland takes a seat at the UN Security Council
“Taking a seat at the UN Security Council is like getting a ticket to a global political match,” said Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski.
Waszczykowski: Poland’s MFA is for LNG from the US and against divisions within the EU
– There is a lot of gas on the market. LNG has finally become competitive. We are combining the political effect with business. The gas that is imported to Poland is not political, just like gas from Russia. Moscow uses this product as an instrument of blackmail against others, including Poland – said the Polish minister of foreign affairs Witold Waszczykowski in an interview for BiznesAlert.
Polish Foreign Minister visits Houston
“First and foremost, we would like the Polish diaspora in the US to be a national group with leverage and visibility in the public space and to help develop economic cooperation between Poland and the US,” Minister Witold Waszczykowski told the Polish community in Texas on the last day of his US visit.
Polish Ambassador to the UN on Poland’s activities in Africa
Ambassador Joanna Wronecka, who heads the Polish mission at the United Nations in New York, talks to Paweł Kryszczak about Poland’s activities in Africa and the priorities of Polish development assistance.
A long road to peace
“Europe faces two strategic challenges with regard to its immediate neighbourhood. First of all, it has to counter the consequences of Russia’s aggressive policy," writes FM Waszczykowski in an op-ed for "Rzeczpospolita".
Position concerning the EP’s resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland
In connection with the European Parliament’s adoption of the resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland on November 15th 2017, the Polish side stresses that the resolution contains harmful conclusions and assessments, and the thesis put forward regarding the systemic threat to rule of law in Poland is unfounded. Attached below is Poland’s full position on this issue.
Polish PM urges EU to move from words to actions on Eastern partners
The European Union should “move from declarations to concrete steps” in efforts to forge closer ties with six ex-Soviet neighbours to the east, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Friday.
Polish, Swedish FMs discuss Eastern Partnership in Georgia
“Georgia is the most successful Eastern Partnership country when it comes to implementing the association agreement," said FM Waszczykowski at the joint press conference with Swedish and Georgian foreign ministers in Georgia
MFA: EP resolution a political tool to pressurise Poland
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has taken note of the adoption by the European Parliament of a resolution concerning the rule of law and democracy in Poland on 15 November 2017. Unfortunately, the European Parliament’s resolution comes at a very inopportune moment, when the parliamentary stage of the legislative process has only just begun in Poland.
Polish PM: Poland's position stronger than two years ago
"We have kept our promises: Poland's international position is much stronger than two years ago", PM Beata Szydlo said Thu, expressing her thanks to "the two strong pillars of Polish foreign policy", namely, FM Witold Waszczykowski and Deputy FM Konrad Szymanski.