Contents tagged with Duda

  • Polish deputy foreign minister to become new ambassador to Ukraine 

    Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Bartosz Cichocki is to become his country’s new ambassador to Ukraine, Polish President Andrej Duda announced, as cited by Wpolityce. 

    “The proposal is for Cichocki, who is deputy minister of foreign affairs, to take this post, so that this is effectively a reinforcement of this political representation, and also, of course, a reinforcement of relations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” Duda explained. 

    He noted that presidential elections are approaching …

  • U.S. and Poland agree on military cooperation to deter Russia

    The United States Department of Defense reported that the head of the Pentagon, James Mattis, held a meeting with the Polish Defense Minister Marius Blaszczak, during which the parties agreed on cooperation in the defense sphere.

    “Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis met with Polish Defense Minister Marius Blaszczak today at the Pentagon to reaffirm the strong defense relationship between the United States and Poland and continuing commitment to work bilaterally through NATO to deter Russ," …

  • Polish President: Moscow’s imperial ambitions are obvious to everyone

    Moscow’s imperial ambitions are obvious to everyone; therefore, the NATO’s eastern flank should be strengthened, said Polish President Andrzej Duda in an interview with Bild am Sonntag.

    When asked how dangerous the Russian president is due to threats that Russia poses for Poland and other countries of the eastern part of the EU, Duda answered, "Over the last ten years, Russia twice forcibly changed European borders."

    "In 2008 it attacked Georgia, and in 2014 it attacked Ukraine. In both cases, …

  • Polish President calls for halt of Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction

    During his visit to London, Polish President Andrzej Duda urged Germany to abandon the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Deutsche Welle reported.

    The second gas pipeline running under the Baltic Sea will lead to the disruption of the ‘energy balance’, he said during a joint press conference with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Tuesday, October 23, in Berlin.

    According to Duda, the new gas pipeline will lead to the dominant position of a single supplier and will …