PM meets Zelensky, Macron at EU summit
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and spoke with French head of state Emmanuel Macron at a special EU summit in Brussels.
The Prime Minister's Office said on social media that Morawiecki attended a meeting with Zelensky together with delegates from Spain, Romania, the Netherlands, Sweden and Italy.
Zelensky is in Brussels to garner support for his country's struggle against an invading Russian army. On Wednesday he held talks in London and Paris.
The Office wrote that prior to the meeting with Zelensky, Morawiecki spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron.
"Poland is one of the leaders in support for (Ukraine - PAP), because the security of Ukraine means the security of the entire world," the Office wrote.
On the sidelines of the summit, Morawiecki spoke directly with Zelensky. Later on social media Morawiecki wrote that he and the Ukrainian president were "allies and friends."
Reporting on the talks on Twitter, the Prime Minister's Office wrote that Poland was first to stand on Ukraine's side after its invasion by Russia, and had "warned against Russian imperialism for years."
"Poland was the first to stand behind Ukraine, and Poland showed that this war is a war for the future of Europe and global freedom," the Office wrote.