Contents tagged with Poland

  • Poland: Merkel to blame for terrorism outburst

    The current European migration policy, especially pursued by Angela Merkel, plays into the hands of those who “sow death among the people”, said Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło in a TVP Info broadcast while commenting on the terrorist acts in Spain. Szydło believes that Europe must stop being afraid to talk about terrorism. “Don’t be afraid to talk about it, don’t be afraid to speak, only when this political correctness is changed will political reason come,” she added.

    The head of the …

  • Poland urges EU to review migration policy after attacks in Spain

    Commenting on the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Polish Deputy Minister of National Defense Michał Dworczyk stated that the European Union needs a new migration policy and concrete, effective actions to ensure human safety, Polish Radio reports. 

    In the opinion of the Deputy Minister of Defense, an appropriate migration policy is needed to avoid such attacks.

    According to Dworczyk, Poland will not give "consent for the forced resettlement to Poland of people whom we cannot test from the point …

  • Polish Foreign Ministry supports idea of ​​Germany's payment of military reparations to Poland

    The Polish Foreign Ministry, like most Poles, would like Poland to be reimbursed for losses incurred during the Second World War, stated the head of the department, Witold Waszczykowski, reports

    On Thursday, the Polish media honed in on Deputy Foreign Minister Marek Magierowski 's response to a question about whether the government would continue to demand war reparations. The Deputy Minister said that Poland refused military reparations from Germany in 1953, that the Polish …

  • Polish Minister of National Defense: Only determination and strength can stop the intensification of Russian aggression

    In an interview with Polish Radio, The Minister of National Defense of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz, said that the current threat from Russia requires a resolute response.

    “Only decisiveness and strength can stop the strengthening of Russian aggression,” he said, adding that because of this, the decisions made at the NATO summit in Warsaw to strengthen the eastern flank of the alliance were very important.

    The Polish minister stressed that tensions in the region have increased since Russia …

  • 'Given the threat', Poland does not want to resume a small border crossing with Russia

    Poland does not want to resume a small border crossing with Russia in the Kaliningrad region "given the threat posed by Russian politics", as stated by the Polish Minister of the Interior, Mariusz Błaszczak, reports Polish Radio.

    "The small border crossing with Russia in the Kaliningrad region, given the politics of this country, has still not been restored," said the Minister.

    In addition to the above, he added that it is because of Russia’s behavior that NATO troops are located in Poland. …

  • Poland blames the Soviet Union for unleashing World War II

    In an interview with wPolityce, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Witold Waszczykowski accused the USSR of unleashing the Second World War. According to the head of the Polish Foreign Ministry, the communist regime’s responsibility is on par with the Nazi regime.

    “You must remember that the Soviet Union contributed significantly to the outbreak of World War II and, together with the Germans, invaded Poland, so that it bears joint responsibility for its beginning,” the …

  • Polls shows that most Polish citizens support demanding reparations from Germany

    Most Poles believe that Germany must pay compensation for the damage caused to Poland during World War II, as indicated by the results of a recent Ipsos poll, Polskie Radio reports.

    According to the poll, 31% of respondents expressed the opposite opinion, and 6% were undecided.

    Sixty-eight percent of respondents answered positively when asked: "Do you think the Germans should pay Poland compensation for the crimes of genocide committed by them against the Polish nation during the Second World …

  • Russia denies explosion mark findings on President Kaczynski's plane

    The Polish state sub-commission conducting investigation into  the crash of President Lech Kaczyński’s Tu-154M plane said that the wing wreckage shows signs of an explosion which are not related to the collision with the birch, but the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) dismissed this claim as “baseless”, Interfax reports.

    “It is absolutely incomprehensible what these subsequent findings of the Polish experts are based on. When ballistic and explosive experts’ examinations were done …

  • Polish commission: Left wing of crashed President Kaczynski's plane shows traces of explosion

    A Polish commission, which is engaged in a second investigation of the Smolensk disaster, said that there are traces of an explosion on the left wing of the aircraft.

    This was stated by the press secretary of the commission, Marta Palenek, as reported by Polish news agency RMF24.

    “At the last plenary meeting of the commission on July 25, an agreement was reached on the main reasons for the destruction of the left wing of the Tu-154M,” she said.

    According to the commission, “the destruction …

  • Exhumation of victims of Smolensk crash revealed 8 bodies in the coffin of Polish Admiral

    Body bags, a bucket, and a yellow polyethylene packet with the remains of eight other people were discovered in the coffin with the remains of Admiral Andrzej Karweta, the Polish naval commander-in-chief who died on April 2010 in the Tu-145 plane crash near Smolensk, Polskie Radio reported.

    According to the report, the shocking details related to the exhumation of Polish Admiral Karweta’s remains were announced at a press conference on August 8 by his widow Mariola Karweta. The exhumation was …