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President Volodymyr Zelensky's speech at the United Nations has sparked critical reactions not only from Poland but also from other countries, said Marcin Pszydach, the Head of the International Policy Bureau in the Polish President's administration, on Radio ZET. During his speech at the UN General Assembly, President Zelensky expressed concern over how "some in Europe are playing solidarity in the political theater," turning Ukrainian grain deliveries into a thriller, actually helping to " …
Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas has made a proposal following a scandal surrounding her husband's business ties with Russia. She called on the neighbouring countries to introduce a unified trade embargo against Russia. According to Kallas, Finland could play a key role in this matter.
Kallas said she had not spoken with Finland's new Prime Minister, Petteri Orpo, yet but promised to do so.
Estonian broadcaster ERR highlights that daily exports from Estonia to Russia include electronics, …
Poland is now extraditing some individuals to Ukraine who were involved in the illegal smuggling of Ukrainian men abroad, according to the Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita.
Several Polish media outlets also reported that Poland has started to extradite conscript-age men who left Ukraine illegally.
The publication reached out to the Polish Border Guard Service, which confirmed that they have already deported Ukrainian citizens who were facilitating the illegal migration of undocumented …
After the EU summit ,Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said he supports deploying NATO nuclear weapons in Poland, Polsatnews.pl reports.
According to him, this is necessary because of Russia's deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. Morawiecki said Poland asked NATO to be included in the Nuclear Sharing program. According tot him, Poland was ready to "act quickly in this regard." The final decision, however, depends on "partners from the United States and NATO."
Polish President Andrzej Duda has urged the NATO members to accept Ukraine into the Allience, but German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron prefer to talk about security guarantees, reports the newspaper Tagesschau.
"Ukraine is waiting for a clear signal, a clear prospect of membership. In July Ukraine will see the "light at the end of the tunnel" which it has been waiting for so much," the Polish President said.
At the same time, Scholz said that Germany and France …
Poland has submitted an official request to Germany for permission to supply MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, reports the German news agency DPA.
The request refers to the supply of Soviet-made fighter jets from former warehouses in East Germany. The planes were in the old stocks of the GDR. Germany transferred them to Poland in 2002, and a permission from Berlin is required for deliveries to third countries.
At that time, 23 aircraft were sold to Warsaw. Adviser to the President of Poland …
Poland will deploy HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems near the border with the Russian Kaliningrad region, reported the news outlet Samorządowy, citing the Polish Defense Minister, Mariusz Blaszczak.
According to the Minister, Polish 16th Mechanized Division, which is stationed near the border with the Kaliningrad region, will receive American HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems by the end of the year.
The Polish Defense Minister recalled that the Polish authorities ordered HIMARS in 2019 …
Poland will deliver 4 MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine in the coming days, said Polish President Andrzej Duda at a press conference.
"In the coming days, we will hand over to Ukraine four aircraft in full working condition. The remaining aircraft are serviced and prepared," Duda said, without specifying the exact number of MiG-29 aircraft that Poland will eventually provide to Ukraine.
He noted that the decision to deliver the aircraft was made by the Polish government itself.
"It is safe to …
Ukraine will soon receive MiG-29 fighter jets from several countries, said the Polish government spokesman, Piotr Muller, at a press conference.
According to him, the details will be provided at an appropriate time and decisions are made jointly by several countries. Muller did not disclose the list of countries, referring to the agreements. He said that Poland is also among them: "We are ready to make a decision in the group of several countries that have decided on such a step."
Russia has stopped supplying oil to Poland through its Druzhba pipeline, which was exempt from some EU sanctions against Russia, announced the chief executive officer of the largest Polish oil company PKN Orlen Daniel Obaitek on Twitter.
He noted that, despise this, the company will continue to ensure uninterrupted supply, since it was fully prepared to stop importing oil through the Russian Druzhba pipeline.
"Only 10% of oil came from Russia, and we will replace it with oil from other …