The ultimatum comes from the Belarusian people, Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said in Warsaw on Tuesday, commenting on her recent demands of Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko.
Foreign ministers from EU member states in Luxembourg on Monday reached a consensus on a second tranche of sanctions against Belarus that will also cover the country's President Alexander Lukashenko, Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau said after the meeting.
Over 30 Polish diplomats were set to leave Belarus on Friday after Poland and Lithuania decided to recall their ambassadors from Minsk a week before, Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz said on Friday afternoon.
The secret inauguration ceremony of Alexander Lukashenko for his sixth term as President of Belarus shows that his presidency is a problem, and Lukashenko is aware of this, presidential aide Krzysztof Szczerski said on Wednesday.
A non-democratic election cannot result in the recognition of a thus-chosen president, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday, commenting on reports about the swearing in of Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko.
Polish President Andrzej Duda is considering imposing national sanctions on Belarus, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Friday after a telephone conversation with his Polish counterpart.
Poland is an open home for all Belarusians who need help, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki told Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya as they held a press conference together in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki described events in Belarus as a "breakthrough" on Wednesday and "a matter of the highest importance, also for Poland and the whole of Europe," adding that Belarus "must be supported by the EU."
The process that is underway in Belarus is unstoppable, Solidarity Union leader Piotr Duda said on Tuesday after returning from the Belarusian capital city Minsk.
Poland does not consent to the Russian Federation seeing Belarus as being in its sphere of influence and Poland's role is to keep Belarus on the EU agenda, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, Michal Dworczyk, told a local radio station on Tuesday.