Contents tagged with Morawiecki

  • Polish Foreign Ministry: We are prepared for a very long information war with Russia

    Responding to a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding Poland’s role in World War II, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski said that Warsaw is prepared for a lengthy information war with Russia, reports tvn.24.

    “We are ready for a very long information war with Russia,” he said.

    Jablonski also said that Warsaw deliberately refrained from commenting on Putin’s statement initially, in order to observe how things would develop.

    “You can respond very quickly, without …

  • Polish Prime Minister: USSR was an ally of Nazi Germany

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that the Molotov—Ribbentrop Pact was initially a Union agreement between the USSR and Nazi Germany.

    Morawiecki also accused the Russian authorities of supporting Stalinism.

    "Russian citizens are the main victims of Stalin, one of the greatest criminals in world history, and therefore they deserve the truth. I believe that the Russians are a nation of free people, and they reject Stalinism, even if Putin's government is trying to justify it," wrote …

  • Ukraine thanks Poland for refusing Russia’s sailboat Sedov entry into its waters

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Pavlo Klimkin, in his microblog on Twitter thanked Poland for the decision to ban the Russian training sailboat Sedov from entering its territorial waters.

    “Thanks to the Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki for the decision to refuse the Russian sailboat Sedov to enter the territorial waters of the country,” wrote Klimkin.

    The Ukrainian minister noted that Crimea is the territory of Ukraine and stressed that Russia "must be held responsible for its illegal …

  • Polish Prime Minister cancels trip to Israel after Netanyahu's comment about Poles

    Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, has canceled his trip to Jerusalem, where he was going to take part in the Visegrad Group leaders and Israel summit. Gazeta Wyborcza connects this decision with the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s, statement about the Poles collaboration with the Nazis during the Second World War. 

    The head of the Polish Prime Minister’s Office, Mikhail Dvorchik, announced that Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz will represent Warsaw at the summit, …

  • Polish Foreign Minister: After completing Nord Stream 2 Russia will continue war in Ukraine

    Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warns that once the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been built, nothing will hold Russia back from further aggression in Ukraine. He made a statement to this effect during the FOTAR conference in Hamburg, the Polish Press Agency reports.

    If the Ukrainian gas transmission system is no longer needed once the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been built, Morawiecki asks, “what will stop Vladimir Putin from going to Kyiv?”

    “You will be surprised by who I am going to …

  • Poland agrees to buy gas from US for 20 years

    American shale gas, which Gazprom declared impossible in 2013, continues to move into the European Market.

    The Polish energy corporation PGNiG (Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazonictwo) announced that it has signed a long-term gas contract with the US.

    The agreement with the American company Venture Global LNG is intended to last for 20 years, and will help the company to completely free itself from Russian gas, once its current contract with Russia expires in 2022, PGNiG CEO Piotr Woźniak said …

  • Polish Prime Minister: after Ukraine Russia will attack Poland and Baltic States

    On Friday, March 9th, in Vilnius, the Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, gave a press-conference after this meeting with his colleagues from Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.  During the interview with journalists, Morawiecki remembered the words of the President Lech Kaczyński who died in a plane crash in the Russian Federation, who predicted that the Russian aggression in the world will progress.

    As Ukrinform news agency reports, Morawiecki stated that Kaczyński’s predictions remain …

  • Baltic States oppose EU sanctions against Poland

    The Heads of State of the three Baltic countries oppose EU sanctions against Poland. The bone of contention is judicial reform initiated by the Polish government. After a meeting between the heads of government of the four countries in Vilnius, on Friday, March 9, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said that his country would support its neighbor if the EU decides to impose tough sanctions against Poland.

    "We would not want any sanctions to be imposed on Poland," said the head of the …

  • Merkel: Nord Stream 2 pipeline does not threaten EU energy security

    Germany regards the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as an economic project that does not threaten the European Union, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    "We are also for energy diversification. We also want Ukraine to continue to have transit gas traffic, but we believe Nord Stream poses no danger to diversification," Merkel said at a joint news conference after meeting with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

    The Polish Prime Minister objected to Merkel, stating " I do not agree…that …

  • Warsaw: only Poland decides whether to accept refugees or not

    “The Polish position regarding the relocation of refugees remains unchanged. Only Poland decides whether it is able to accept refugees or not,” stated the Polish government spokeswoman Joanna Kopcińska. “Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will continue the policy of supporting the needy in their home countries,” she added.

    "It is Poland who decides whether it is able to accept refugees or not. It is our sovereign decision, which lies in the hands of Poles, not officials who have little in …