Cooperation among EU leaders positive - Polish PM

According to Morawiecki, top Polish authorities are keeping in touch with other EU countries in order to exchange experiences and to apply the most adequate instruments and solutions to avert a rapid spread of the virus. Rafał Guz/PAP

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Monday said he is constant contact with EU PMs and presidents regarding the spread of coronavirus.

Morawiecki told a press conference that all sides are trying to learn from each other's experiences. We are trying to take preventive measures and this seems to be going well, said the PM.

He said that he has discussed EU cooperation regarding the spread of coronavirus with, among others officials, Charles Michel, the President of the European Council, Andrej Plenkovic, the PM of Croatia, which now holds the presidency over the EU, as well as with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Czech PM Andrej Babis.

According to Morawiecki, top Polish authorities are keeping in touch with other EU countries in order to exchange experiences and to apply the most adequate instruments and solutions to avert a rapid spread of the virus.

"Surely we are one of those countries raising the alarm," said the Polish PM and appealed for a very serious approach towards quarantine, a method which has been known for years. Its rigorous observance may help limit the spread of the virus," said Morawiecki.