Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski commenting on the tense situation in the Middle East stressed that Poland will not get involved in a war in the region but added that it will fulfill its allied obligations stemming from its NATO membership.
Poland will make no decisions regarding the current crisis in the Middle East outside of NATO, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki's office head Michał Dworczyk said on Monday on TV.
A delegation of the Council of Europe-advising Venice Commission will visit Poland on January 9 and 10 in connection with a request for it to opine on Polish judicial reforms by Poland's Senate (upper house) speaker Tomasz Grodzki.
Nearly 900 Polish towns and cities as well as over 30 worldwide took part in Monday's Epiphany celebrations. Poland's biggest procession was held in Warsaw.
President Andrzej Duda and PM Mateusz Morawiecki, on Monday, sent greetings to the faithful of the Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Eastern Churches who, according to the Julian calendar, are celebrating Christmas.
About 40 leaders are expected to attend the meeting at the Yad Vashem Museum later this month but only Israeli leaders and the presidents of Germany, France and Russia are due to give speeches. Duda told TVP Info: "For me the necessary condition is that I am allowed to take the floor as the Polish president alongside other heads of state."
President Andrzej Duda said on Sunday that Poland is monitoring the situation in the Middle East and there are no signals that there is any threat for Poland or Poles.
Polish soldiers in Iraq have suspended training of Iraqi forces for security reasons, Poland's Armed Forces Operational Command said on Saturday in the wake of serious concerns over the region's stability after a US air strike in Baghdad killed a top Iranian general.
A charity concert of Christmas Carols "Poland Helps - Aid to Syria" aimed at raising funds for the victims of the war in Syria was held on Saturday in Warsaw's Royal Łazienki Park.
All LOT Polish Airlines flights previously scheduled to fly through Iranian airspace will have their routes changed, acting LOT spokesperson Michał Czernicki told PAP on Saturday.